Flue Epidemic in Ukraine: epidemic threshold exceeded in 11 regions

18:23, 20 December 2016

The epidemic of influenza strikes Ukraine. Schools in Zaporizhia, Melitopol and Berdyansk are put in quarantine because of flue today, reported by department of science and education of the Zaporizhia regional administration. 21 thousand people are ill with flue.

Lviv City Hall has also suspended lessons until Friday. The city exceeds the epidemiologic threshold twice. Rivne is also put in quarantine until Monday.

According to the Ukrainian Center for Socially Dangerous Disease Control of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, currently 11 regions exceed the epidemic threshold.

Chernivtsi region suffers the most, Zakarpattya region – the least. The infection rate is growing in Kyiv region.