01 February 2011, Tuesday, 15:31

Epidemic of acute respiratory virus diseases started in Ufa

author: Alfia Agliullina

The weekly rise of sickness rate with the acute respiratory virus diseases is registered in Ufa and according to information of the Ministry of health protection RB the epidemic threshold in the capital of Bashkiria is exceeded by 1,8%. Flu is registered in 27 cases, including one case of imported pandemic flu with lethal outcome. The virus A (H1N1) was identified at 63-year-old citizen of Australia, arriving in Ufa by the guest visa.

Specialists of the Russian Agency for Health and Consumer Rights in RB predict further rise of sickness rate with flu and acute respiratory virus diseases in the Republic in the course of the next week.