The Ministry of health from September 2015 in Ukraine the victims of flue 176

In Ukraine since the beginning of epidemic season (from 28 September 2015 to 1 February 2016) registered over 3.2 million patients with influenza and SARS, recorded 176 deaths reported on Tuesday, February 2, press service of the Ministry of health.

The health Ministry expected a second wave of flu
The Ministry of health of Ukraine was divided into regions flu medicine

«According to operational data since the beginning of epidemic season (28.09.2015 — 01.02.2016) in Ukraine registered more than 3.2 million patients with influenza and SARS, chickenpox is 8.3% of the population. (…) Since the beginning of epidemic season according to registered 176 laboratory-confirmed deaths from the flu, from them 2 children up to 17 years and one fatal case among pregnant women. Identified as the influenza virus And the atypical — 22, the influenza virus type — 2 and influenza virus H1N1 (pdm09) — 152 case», — stated in the summary of the Ministry of health.

Most lethal cases have been registered in Odessa region — 34, in Vinnytsia — 13, Zaporizhia — 12, Rivne — 11 and Kiev — 11.

Among all patients 62.8% of children under the age of 17.

In the regional context the following picture: the highest incidence of influenza and SARS among the population of Kyiv region and Kyiv (had a 14.1% and 11.9% of the population respectively); the lowest incidence is in Zakarpattia (5.2%) and Kharkiv regions (3.6 per cent).

On the fourth week of the current year in 19 oblasts and in Kyiv the incidence of influenza exceeded the epidemic threshold, of which 11 provinces by more than 50.0%. In 5 regions of the country epidemic thresholds are in the range -4,0% (in Donetsk) to -42,1% in Ivano-Frankivsk region.

The incidence in the epidemic season 2015-2016 41.4% more than the same period last epidemic season.

The health Ministry expected a second wave of flu

The second wave of flu and ORVI is expected in late February and usually does not cause a significant increase in the number of patients. This was at the briefing said the head of the state institution «Ukrainian center for control and monitoring of diseases of the MoH of Ukraine» Lyubov Nekrasova, UKRINFORM reported.

«In the last 15 years in Ukraine there is the so-called second wave of flu that begins with 7 to 12-13 week since the beginning of the year, i.e. in late February or early March, and this wave is due to another type of virus is the virus,» — said Nekrasov.

She added that this virus, usually causes a slight increase in the incidence of that very quickly subsides and does not cause deaths. At the same time, Nekrasov noted that the epidemiological process this year has its own characteristics, therefore, accurately predict the start and course of the second wave of flu is impossible.

The Ministry of health of Ukraine was divided into regions flu medicine

The Ministry of health of Ukraine has distributed antiviral medicines supplied by the Center of extreme situations of the Ministry of health of Lithuania as humanitarian assistance. The corresponding order №42 of January 25, published on the Agency’s website.

According to the document, in 24 regions of Ukraine are distributed 2,443 thousand packs of Tamiflu (final deadline – 30 November 2016), 7,07 thousand packages «Relenza» with expiration date until July 31, 2016, as well as 20,575 thousand packages of the drug «Relenza» with a shelf life up to 30 November 2016.

In addition, the heads of regional structural divisions of health is mandated to provide the state enterprise «Ukrvaktsina» information about health care facilities, to be determined by the purchasers of the humanitarian assistance, timely distribute humanitarian aid between the grantees of humanitarian aid; to bear personal responsibility for the receipt, distribution and delivery of humanitarian assistance, as well as its conservation and sustainable use, and more.

As reported, the volume of humanitarian assistance provided to Ukraine in the end of January 2016 as humanitarian assistance from the government of Lithuania amounted to 2,443 thousand packages of «Tamiflu» and 27,645 thousand packages of the drug «Relenza».

The health Ministry noted that the drugs will be distributed in the first place, at primary and secondary level health care services.

According to the protocols for the treatment of influenza, these drugs are not intended for independent use. Their reception shall be made solely under the supervision of a physician. Furthermore, these drugs effective in the first two days with the onset of the disease, therefore, when you encounter the first symptoms of flu should immediately consult the doctor.

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine since the beginning of the season epidemiological registered 171 death from the flu.

1 February 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.




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