In Kiev, was the overwhelming circulation of influenza A/Hong Kong/4801/2014(H3N2) that was predicted in the epidemic season of influenza and acute respiratory viral infections 2016-2017 this was stated by Deputy Chairman of the Kyiv city state administration Mykola Povoroznyk, the press service of the KSCA.
«For 46 week of the epidemic season of influenza and acute respiratory viral infections 2016-2017 was registered on 17 852 patients with influenza and acute respiratory viral infections. Of these, 12 091 child under the age of 17. The incidence rate per 100 thousand population of the city amounted to 614,2 and exceeded the incidence rate last week by 6.2%. However, the incidence of influenza and acute respiratory viral infections in the capital at 13% below the epidemic threshold for the week,» said Poworoznik.
According to him, among patients admitted 95 people, including 64 children. The highest percentage incidence of influenza and acute respiratory viral infection registered among children in the age group 0 to 4 years old (48.1 percent).
«In accordance with the data of the world health organization groups at risk regarding the adverse effects of the flu is owned by a person over 65 years of age; children under three years of age; patients with chronic lung diseases or cardiovascular system. Note, the appearance of such symptoms as fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat and muscles, contact your doctor immediately, carefully follow its purpose, the maximum limit contact with others. And in any case not self-medicate», — said the Deputy Chairman of the KSCA.
Earlier in the Ukraine was registered the first case of death caused by the flu this season.
In Kiev circulates «Hong Kong» flu 25.11.2016