2 million Ukrainians fell ill with flu for 3 months

For the period from the 17th to 23rd of December in Ukraine 184 718 ill SARS and influenza, of which 67% (133771 people) are children under 17 years, the newspaper "Comments".

According to the State sanitary-epidemiological station of Ukraine, the total number of cases of flu and acute respiratory diseases among the population of the country was 40.5 cases per 10,000 people, which is 7.6 percent lower than last week.

The highest percentage of cases observed in the Kiev region - 68,8 people, and the lowest rate in Transcarpathia - 19.6 per 10,000 population.

As noted in Sanitary-epidemiological service of the Republic, none of the regions of Ukraine the percentage of the incidence of influenza and SARS does not exceed permissible limits.

During the period from the 1st to the 25th of December, the number of people afflicted with the above disease was 2 167 495, among which the percentage of children who have not attained his seventeenth birthday, is 68,1 (1 475 442 people).

From the first of October this year with a diagnosis of influenza and acute respiratory viral infection (ARVI) in hospital fell 73 594 people. This number is 3.4% of all patients. And the percentage of children under 17 years of age is 79,0 of the total number hospitalized (58 162 people).

According to the sanitary service of Ukraine, at the moment, got a flu shot 287 716 people, which is 0.63% of the total population.

Thus, from the beginning epidsezona 2012-2013, on the 5th of December in Ukraine flu sick 1 582 449 people, of whom 68 % are children.

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