Health Ministry: Flu kills 185 in Ukraine
03.02.2016 17:38 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
A total of 185 people have already died from influenza in Ukraine, UNIAN says referring to the Ukrainian Ministry of Health press service report.
«As to the operative data, a total of 185 lab-confirmed deaths from influenza have been recorded since the beginning of the epidemic season, including four children under the age of 17,» the report runs.
As to the report, the largest number of deaths is in Odesa region - 34 cases, 13 cases in Vinnytsia region, and the same amount is in Cherkasy region.
As to the Ministry, over 3.3 million patients with influenza and SARS have been recorded since the beginning of the epidemic season in Ukraine, 8.5% of the population has already been ill.
Of the total number of cases, 62.4% are children under the age of 17. The highest incidence of influenza and SARS has been recorded in the city of Kyiv and Kyiv region. The lowest incidence is registered in Zakarpattia (5.3%) and Kharkiv (3.6%) regions.