The Ministry of health: influenza in Ukraine have died already 185 people, including 4 children

In Ukraine died from influenza already 185 people.

About it reported in a press-service of the Ministry of health.

«Since the beginning of the epidemic season, according to the information registered 185 laboratory-confirmed deaths from the flu, including 4 children aged to 17 years», — stated in the message.

The greatest number of deaths in the Odessa region – 34 cases in Vinnytsya and Cherkasy oblasts — 13.

According to the health Ministry, since the beginning of the epidemic season in Ukraine registered more than 3.3 million patients with influenza and SARS, he has had 8.5% of the population.

From total number of cases of 62.4% 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 had been ill, respectively, to 14.4 and 12.2 % of the population. The lowest incidence recorded in Zakarpattia (5,3 %) and Kharkiv regions (3.6 per cent).

Total in Ukraine since the beginning of the epidemic season was hospitalized with preliminary diagnosis «Influenza» and «Acute respiratory viral infection» 130 thousand people (4% of cases), of which 67.2 per cent are children under the age of 17.

On the fourth week 2016 in 19 oblasts and city of Kiev the incidence of influenza exceeded epidporog, from them in 11 areas – more than 50%.

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

Earlier it was reported that the vaccination level of the population of Ukraine is only 3% of total population, and the level of vaccination of risk groups — about 20% of the total number belonging to him.

The chief sanitary doctor of the capital Oleg Ruban reported that as of February 3, the incidence of influenza and SARS in the capital began to decline, and further outbreaks of flu he predicts.




The Ministry of health: influenza in Ukraine have died already 185 people, including 4 children 03.02.2016

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