Ukraine registered the first death from the flu

Ukraine was the first lethal case caused by influenza in the epidemic season 2016-2017.

This was reported in the newsletter of the Center of influenza and SARS Ukrainian center for control and monitoring of diseases, reports «Interfax-Ukraine».

The fatal case was registered in Sumy region.

According to the center, for the period from 14 to 20 November in Ukraine with flu and SARS ill 170,2 thousand. Of these, 68.1% of children under the age of 17 years. The highest incidence in the Kiev region — 780,8 people per 100 thousand population, the lowest in Ternopil — 213,8 people per 100 thousand.

The total prevalence rate of 400,4 per 100 thousand, which is 6.3% more than the previous week. In the Center note that the indicators still do not exceed epidemic thresholds.

Since the beginning of the epidemic season in Ukraine from flu vaccinated 7.5 million people. Of the medical groups (persons with a high probability of clinical complications of influenza) and epidemiological risk (persons with a high probability of infection) vaccinated 7 million people, which is 0.27% and 1.2% of the total number of people in these groups to be vaccinated.

The highest level of vaccination observed in Mykolaiv region, where the grafted about 1.9 thousand people.

Recall that in the epidemic season 2015/2016 (September 28, 2015 — may 22, 2016) ill 5.8 million Ukrainians died 391 people.

In season 2016/2017 years the Ministry of health expects a circulation of three strains of the flu.




Ukraine registered the first death from the flu 23.11.2016

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