Kiev faced a flu epidemic

Kiev faced a flu epidemic


However, the reason for the introduction of quarantine yet.

In Kiev as the incidence of influenza exceeded the epidemic threshold.

About this informed the head of Kyiv city state administration Volodymyr Bondarenko, reports UKRINFORM.

“As 47 a week in Kiev the status of influenza 4% more epidemiological threshold. Total sick more than 24 thousand people, including children, with 17 per thousand. As of now 123 hospitalized child,” he said.

“The vast majority of circulation is the Hong Kong virus, but today we are not talking about quarantine in educational institutions. To declare a quarantine is necessary that the number of patients in the schools went beyond 20%,” – said Bondarenko.

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We will remind, on November 30 in Kiev came to the verge of an epidemiological threshold incidence of influenza and SARS. Metropolitan government daily monitors the situation. “We have now entered the active phase, we came up with a new virus, Hong Kong strain, he is gaining strength, mutates. Nothing wrong with the treatment, but it is quite widely distributed. Among vulnerable groups – children and elderly people,” – said in the KSCA.

The health Ministry reported the flu epidemic in Ukraine

TSN. 16:45
30 November, 17:53

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