There is no epidemics of influenza in Transcarpathia
The information of "Transcarpathian regional laboratory center of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service of Ukraine" as of 25.01.13. The incidence of acute respiratory viral infections is 29.7 per 10 thousand people and does not exceed the epidemic threshold (39.9 per 10 thousand people).
This incidence is usual for recent non-epidemic years and indicates a steady and controlled growth of the epidemic process. According to the medical institutions of the region, this week 3,666 people fell ill, children under 17 years constitute 61.1% (2,241 patients). The regional virology laboratory conducts regular monitoring of circulation of respiratory viral infections pathogens. Since the beginning of the epidemic season, 4,755 persons have been vaccinated against influenza.