The epidemic of virus influenza is announced in Mogilev on March, 3 – the head of the epidemiology department of Mogilev centre of hygiene & epidemiology Natalia Prosolovich told the correspondent of our site.
From this day the complex plan of antiepidemic measures aimed at preventing virus influenza diseases has been carrying out in accordance with № 74 resolution of the State sanitary physician of Mogilev and Mogilen region.
Since February, 26, average sickness rate has exceed the threshold set for 3,3-7,2 times. More then 6310 Mogilev citizens (that counts for 1,7 % of the population of regional centre) have applied to polyclinics for medical help within the first days of the epidemic. 58,3 % of them are children and teenagers. 35 % of virus diseases registered have been diagnosed as “virus influenza”. The resolution on strengthening the system of measures aimed at preventing virus influenza diseases has been adopted in order to prevent increase of sickness rate.