The health Ministry: in Ukraine the flu has already claimed the lives of 171 people, including two children

In Ukraine since the beginning of epidemic season of influenza АH1N1 (California or pork) died 171 people.

Information about 1st February 2016 published on the official website of the Ministry of health of Ukraine.

«Since the beginning of the epidemic season, according to operational data, registered 171 laboratory-confirmed death from influenza, including 2 children under the age of 17 years», — stated in the message.

The highest number of fatal cases recorded in the Odessa region – 33 cases in Vinnytsya – 13, Zaporizhia – 12, Rivne – 11.

In the Kharkiv region from the DOF also died on 11 persons (data from OSA 1 February). In the leadership of the region emphasize that «the incidence declined».

In the Ministry of health note that medical assistance timely appealed only the third part of the dead.

The Ministry has also informed that since the beginning of the epidemic season (28 September 2015 – 31 January 2016) in Ukraine registered more than 3.2 million patients with influenza and SARS, chickenpox is 8.3% of the population.

From total number of cases of 62.9 per cent are children under the age of 17. The highest incidence of influenza and SARS among the population of Kyiv region and Kyiv city, where he recently had, respectively, 14% and 11.9% of the population. The lowest incidence is registered in the Transcarpathian region (5%).

Total in Ukraine since the beginning of the epidemic season was hospitalized with preliminary diagnosis «Influenza» and «Acute respiratory viral infection» 127 thousand people (3.9% of cases), of which 67,9% are children under the age of 17.

According to the health Ministry, accessed 31 January in 11 areas exceeded the epidemic threshold by more than 50% (Volyn, Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Kyiv, Kirovohrad, Poltava, Rivne, Sumy, Ternopil, Chernivtsi region).

Friday, January 29, the death toll amounted to 155 people.

As previously reported, February 1 the chief sanitary doctor of Kiev Oleg Ruban said: 31 January epidporog in the capital was exceeded by 12.8%.

In this regard, SES recommends closing kindergartens and universities.




The health Ministry: in Ukraine the flu has already claimed the lives of 171 people, including two children 01.02.2016

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