The incidence of influenza in Ukraine for the week increased by almost 10%

Заболеваемость гриппом в Украине за неделю выросла почти на 10%

In Ukraine, the growing incidence of influenza

Just a week in Ukraine was ill 178 352 people, 69% of whom were children under the age of 17 years.

During the last week in Ukraine increased the incidence of influenza and acute respiratory viral infection (ARVI) of 8.2%. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of health on Wednesday, November 28.

In a week ill 178 352 people, 69% of whom were children under the age of 17 years. The incidence rate increased by 8.2% and amounted to 463,3 on 100 thousand population. In Ukraine the morbidity rate of 10.7% is below the epidemic threshold.

The results of laboratory studies 35 people in the 20% allocated to the influenza virus type A. Also during the week was 67 cases of influenza-like illness and 38 cases of severe acute respiratory infections.

Since the beginning of the epidemic season vaccinated against influenza 102 thousand people. Deaths from flu were not registered.

We will remind, two weeks ago in Ukraine, recorded the first confirmed case of the flu. The head of the Ministry of health Suprun advised what to do when the first symptoms of influenza.

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