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Flu epidemic kills 220 in Ukraine — health minis

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Topic: Flu epidemic kills 220 in Ukraine — health minis
Posted By: arirish
Subject: Flu epidemic kills 220 in Ukraine — health minis
Date Posted: February 08 2016 at 1:23pm
Flu epidemic kills 220 in Ukraine — health ministry

Over 3.2 million people got infected with flu in Ukraine, the figure grew by 65,000 only for the past 24 hours. Some 50% of those infected are children under 17

KIEV, February 8. /TASS/. The flu epidemic death toll in Ukraine has reached 220, the Health Ministry said on Monday.

"Since the epidemic’s outbreak 220 flu-related lethal cases were registered, including three deaths among children and one pregnant woman," the ministry said.

Over 3.2 million people got infected with flu in Ukraine, the figure grew by 65,000 only for the past 24 hours. Some 50% of those infected are children under 17.

The epidemic thresholds are exceeded in 19 of 27 Ukraine’s regions.

Health ministry data shows swine flu, officially known as influenza virus A/H1N1, is spreading in Ukraine since December.


http://http://tass.ru/en/world/855238 - http://tass.ru/en/world/855238

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