Flu epidemic threshold exceeded in 11 regions of Ukraine

Flu epidemic threshold exceeded in 11 regions of Ukraine

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The epidemic threshold for influenza and acute respiratory infections has been exceeded in 11 regions of Ukraine. Over 300,000 people fell ill during December 5-11.

This is reported by the press office of the Healthcare Ministry of Ukraine.

"As reported by the territorial healthcare authorities, 300,411 people fell ill with influenza and acute respiratory infections for the reporting week, of whom 67% are children up to 17 years old. The sickness rate grew by 30.9% compared to the previous week. The highest incidence was registered in Chernivtsi region, the lowest – in Zakarpattia region," the statement reads.

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