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Last week, Russia has experienced a significant increase in the incidence of influenza and SARS, the activity of influenza viruses has increased, on the verge of an epidemic are 23 regions. About it RIA Novosti said the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova.
According to her, the highest incidence in the Sverdlovsk region and Jewish Autonomous region, republics of Altai, Sakha (Yakutia), Buryatia, the Altai territory there exceeding weekly epidporog ranges from 60 to more than 100 percent.
Chief sanitary doctor said that most sick pupils of kindergartens, pupils in elementary and secondary schools. “Among children under the age of 2 years, the excess is recorded in 7 subjects, 3 to 6 years — 17, and from 7 to 14, that is, among school students in 21 States. Among adults in 17 subjects. It speaks to the epidemic rise, which has come to our country,” — said Popov.
Currently, 35 percent of identified viruses of influenza H1N1 pandemic variant 2009, 27 percent of cases — influenza AH3N2. The proportion of viruses In a small group and is about 1 percent.
28 January it was reported that St. Petersburg is on the verge of an epidemic because of the increased number of cases of infection with influenza АH3N2. Hospitals deployed additional beds for grippaldi, including children. One of the local schools per thousand people does not work because of the flu. In other parts of the region are closed separate classes and groups in children’s educational institutions.
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