The flu attacks the Ukrainians: 19 deaths since the beginning of the season, schools are closed on quarantine
For the second week 2019 influenza and SARS are sick more than 176 thousand people. Since the beginning of the epidemic season was 19 deaths, reports the Ministry of health.
According to the Ministry, the epidemic threshold is exceeded in four areas: Chernihiv, Zhytomyr, Sumy and Odessa. At the same time in the Ministry assure that in Ukraine there is no flu epidemic.
According to forecasts of the head of the Department of respiratory and other viral infections of the Institute of epidemiology and infectious diseases named after L. V. hromashevsky, doctor of medical Sciences Alla Myronenko, a new outbreak of flu and ORVI is expected in the second half of January.
“In different areas of flu outbreak are different. On New year’s hospitals were jammed. Then the children ran away on vacation, and all was quiet. But most likely, the flu outbreak will resume. Unfortunately, the groups of children half of children are not vaccinated. But if not immunized 80% of children, outbreaks of influenza can not be avoided,” – said Alla Mironenko.
The expert also told us who dangerous viruses H3N2 and H1N1 Singapore Michigan, which are now circulating in Ukraine.
The child found the bodies of three women from the woman: “mom for a long time did not come back”
“For children who have no chronic diseases, these viruses are not deadly. Besides, there is a vaccine. Who is vaccinated is protected. At risk are people with obesity, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, bronchial asthma, and pregnant women,” – said the expert.
The majority of the adult population has immunity to these viruses as they circulate in Ukraine since 2009. In recent times a surge in the incidence of these viruses are called in 2015, said the medic.
Recall, men carry the flu is much heavier than women, have become aware of the dangerous outcome of the disease
As reported Politeka, the doctor told me about common error in the treatment of colds and flu: “This is an emergency measure”
Politeka also wrote that victims of the flu are becoming more: how many Ukrainians did not from the beginning of the year