The second wave of influenza in Ukraine is expected from February to early April, the Ministry of health

At the moment a tendency to decrease morbidity, it is associated with winter school holidays. This was announced by the head of the center of influenza and SARS in the Ministry of health of Ukraine Tatiana Dyhnovskaya in the air «112 Ukraine».

«A second wave of flu we expect from February to early April. Children will be released from recess to class. This close contact and the possibility of rapid transmission…», — said Dyhnovskaya.

She noted that there is now a tendency to reduction of morbidity, but these data may not reflect the real picture.

«Now we observe a natural tendency to decrease morbidity in the first week of the year. This is due to new year holidays and vacations in schools. However, it may not reflect the real picture. We see that in 13 regions of Ukraine the morbidity exceeded the epidemic threshold from 2.5 % in Kherson region to 58% in Cherkasy…», — said the head of the center of influenza and SARS in the Ministry of health.

Earlier it was reported that in the period from 2 to 8 January in Ukraine was 250 227 patients with influenza and SARS.




The second wave of influenza in Ukraine is expected from February to early April, the Ministry of health 12.01.2017

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