Kiev is approaching the epidemic threshold incidence of influenza

Киев приближается к эпидемиологическому порогу заболеваемости гриппом

Kiev closer to the epidemic threshold incidence of influenza and acute respiratory viral infections. This was announced by Deputy head of Kyiv city state administration Mykola Povoroznyk, reports “UKRINFORM”.

“Today, we almost come to the verge of an epidemiological threshold, for today’s epidemic threshold has not yet been crossed,” said Poworoznik.

According to officials, the situation is under daily monitoring. “We have now entered the active phase, we came up with a new virus, Hong Kong strain, he is gaining strength, mutates. Nothing wrong with the treatment, but it is quite widely distributed. Among vulnerable groups – children and elderly people”, – said the Deputy Chairman of the KSCA.

However, Poworoznik noted that there are no grounds for the imposition of quarantine in the capital’s schools.

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Recall the Hong Kong flu has the usual for this disease symptoms – high body temperature and fever. The peak incidence doctors expect during the Christmas holidays.