From influenza and complications in Ukraine have died already 260 people — Ministry of health

According to the operative data of the Ministry of health of Ukraine, since the beginning of epidemic season, the country recorded 260 laboratory-confirmed deaths from the flu and its complications.

«Since the beginning of epidemic season according to operational data 260 laboratory-confirmed deaths from the flu, including 3 children under the age of 17 years. The greatest number of deaths in the Odessa region — 40 cases, Kiev — 30, Cherkasy — 17, Kharkiv and Donetsk regions to 15», — stated in the information published on the website of the Ministry of health on Thursday.

The Ministry noted that medical assistance timely appealed only the third of the dead. «The analysis of deaths showed that all the dead had no vaccinations against influenza,» — said in the Ministry.

On Tuesday, the health Ministry reported 246 deaths from influenza and its complications in the environment – died about 253.

Total in Ukraine since the beginning of epidemic season was hospitalized with preliminary diagnosis «Influenza» and «Acute respiratory viral infection» 150 thousand people (4.2% of cases), from them 65,9% are children under the age of 17.

«5 weeks in 2016 in 15 areas, the incidence of influenza and ARI exceeded the epidemic thresholds, from them 4 — more than 50.0%. In other regions of the country epidemic thresholds are in the range from zero to threshold in Poltava -49,0% in Kharkiv region», — is spoken in information.

Also in the Ministry of health reported that the incidence in the epidemic season 2015-2016 46.1% more than the same period last epidemic season.




From influenza and complications in Ukraine have died already 260 people — Ministry of health 11.02.2016

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