The flu in Ukraine: last week got sick of 147 thousand people – 24 Channel

Грип в Україні: за останній тиждень захворіли 147 тисяч людей - 24 Канал

The Ministry of health informs that in the period from 29 October to 5 November, more than 147 407 Ukrainians got sick with influenza and acute respiratory viral infection.

This is stated on the Agency’s website.

147 of 407 people, 67.7% of children under the age of 17. During this period, registered 38 cases of influenza-like illness and 14 cases of severe acute respiratory infections. While there is no laboratory confirmation of the presence of influenza viruses.

Flu symptoms:

• high fever that lasts at least five days;

• fever;

• headache;

• aching muscles and joints;

• General weakness;

• loss of appetite;

• may have nausea;

• cough, which can last more than two weeks.

The MINISTRY of health reports that no deaths have been registered.

Грип в Україні: за останній тиждень захворіли 147 тисяч людей - 24 Канал
The flu in Ukraine

Compared to last week (22-29 October) the incidence of influenza among adults and children declined by 5.2% and 10.3%, respectively.

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