Illnesses that will threaten Transcarpathians this year

18 August 2013 09:34  7343810 044537
Illnesses that will threaten Transcarpathians this year

According to the Center for influenza and acute respiratory viral infections of the "Central Sanitary and Epidemiological Station of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine", in the epidemic season 2013 - 2014, the circulation of influenza viruses type A, B and parainfluenza virus with predominance of type A is expected. This is stated on the official site of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological service of Transcarpathia.

In the epidemic season 2013 - 2014, WHO recommends to use in the Northern Hemisphere the vaccines providing immunity against the following influenza strains that likely will have circulation on the territory of Ukraine:

- A/California/7/2009 (H1N1) - similar to pdm09;

- A / H3N2/Victoria/361/2011b;

- B/Massachusetts/2/2012.

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