In Kiev, a record the highest in Ukraine level of influenza and SARS

Center for control and monitoring of diseases recorded in the capital the highest level of influenza and SARS in Ukraine — 701 persons on 100 thousand population (during the week).

About it reports TV channel «112 Ukraine».

As noted by the chief state Gospodarevskaya in Kiev Oleg Ruban commentary channel, the largest circulation of pathogens of acute infections of influenza is expected in late December.

According to him, today the situation is «completely typical» and corresponds to seasonal levels. On the territory of Ukraine has recorded circulation of influenza A (H3N2) (in Kharkov) and H1N1.

Ruban reported that 46-week sick more than 17 thousand people, that exceeds indicators of last. More sick children up to 4 years.

It is expected that the indicators will gradually increase.

«The main advice is specific prevention. In pharmacies there is a vaccine against influenza with all current strains of the vaccine. Risk group — the elderly, children, pregnant women and overweight people. Nonspecific prevention is limiting contact with patients. If a person is ill, it is necessary to seek medical help, respiratory hygiene and thermal regime in educational institutions,» recommends head of Gospodarevskaya.

Earlier in the Ministry of health reported that during the period from 7 to 13 November in Ukraine has increased the incidence of influenza and SARS, but the indices did not exceed the epidemic threshold. According to the Ukrainian center for the control and monitoring of diseases, deaths from influenza are confirmed by the polymerase chain reaction, are not registered.

In Kiev, a record the highest in Ukraine level of influenza and SARS 22.11.2016

Ноябрь 22nd, 2016 by
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