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Influenza and respiratory diseases

Average ARD morbidity rate registered in Belarus

As of February 2, average ARD morbidity rate was registered in Belarus. The information was provided at The Ministry of Public Health.

30% of Mogilev region’s population vaccinated against flu

30% (325 thousand) of Mogilev region’s population were vaccinated against flu. The information is provided by Svetlana Nechai, the chief physician of the regional hygiene, epidemiology and public health centre.

15% decrease in number of acute respiratory diseases registered in the region comparing with previous week

Morbidity level of acute respiratory diseases is decreasing in the region, chief state sanitary inspector of Mogilev region Svetlana Nechai informed.

Mogilev region to show increase in acute respiratory infections cases

Mogilev region shows increase in acute respiratory infections cases. The information is provided by the Regional Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health Centre.

In Mogilev region 70% of patients with respiratory infections are children

In Mogilev region 70% of patients with respiratory infections are children. The aetiological structure of respiratory infections represents mainly no-influenza virus agents. The information is provided by the Regional Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health Centre.

Current flu and acute respiratory infection rates are not the matter of concern for Mogilev region’s doctors

Current flu and acute respiratory infection rates are not the matter of concern for Mogilev region’s doctors. The number of flu and acute respiratory infection cases in checkpoint towns is 40% lower than the minimum epidemic line.

Target for mass anti-flu vaccination of region’s population fulfilled

Mogilev region has fulfilled the target for a mass anti-flu vaccination of population. More than 35% of the region’s citizens have been immunized before the epidemic season starts.

Out of 376,700 people having been immunized in Mogilev region by 26 November, 97,400 are children. Last year 332,000 people (30% of the population) protected themselves against influenza.

Over 189 thousand citizens of Mogilev region got vaccination against flu

By October, 11 over 189 thousand citizens of Mogilev region (17% to the number of the total region’s population) got vaccination against flu. The information is provided by Natalia Morozova, the head of the Epidemiology department of Mogilev Regional Epidemiology and Public Health Centre.

Immunization against influenza at budget cost started in Mogilev

Budget cost immunization against influenza among children and adults of risk groups started in Mogilev, specialists of Mogilev regional centre of hygiene, epidemiology and public health informed.

This year’s ARD sickness rate in Mogilev and Bobruisk is lower than a year ago

This year Mogilev region has enjoyed a low of acute respiratory diseases sickness rate, a correspondent of the site learnt at the regional centre of hygiene, epidemiology and public health.

Morbidity level of acute respiratory diseases in Mogilev fell by 52.7%

Morbidity level of acute respiratory diseases in Mogilev fell by 52.7% comparing with the respective period of the previous year. The information was provided by specialists of Mogilev region centre of hygiene, epidemiology and public health. Bobruisk has also seen 44.8% decrease.

Mass immunization against influenza and dry weather prevent from epidemic

Mogilevers do not fall ill with influenza thanks to mass immunization and dry weather. Only two cases of influenza infection were registered in the regional centre last week, comparing with 2000 infected exactly a year ago.

Mild winter has minimized the number of patients with respiratory infection

According to the regional epidemiologists, a wild winter has reduced the number of patients with respiratory infection by 20% (comparing with last year). At present only 1% of the region’s population are ill with respiratory infections. The region has not registered flu cases yet.

No one infected with influenza in Mogilev region within two winter weeks

Within the first two winter weeks no one fell ill with flu in Mogilev region. This year’s sickness rate of acute respiratory diseases is 30% lower than a year ago.

As usual, the majority of the infected – 60% – are children. In November there were two cases of flu, epidemiologists say. Influenza epidemic is supposed to happen at the end of January.

Mogilev region has got two-three-month reserve of medicine to prevent and fight flu and virus infections

State pharmacies are ready for the epidemic f flu. Mogilev region has got two-three-month reserve of medicine to prevent and fight flu and virus infections. There is also enough supply of medicine face masks. There are 61.000 medicine face masks at the pharmacy storehouse only.

More than 300,000 people immunized during campaign of free anti-flu vaccination in Mogilev region

The campaign of free anti-flu vaccination is completed in Mogilev region. More than 300,000 people (27.9% of the region’s population) were immunized.

Last week 8,000 cases of acute respiratory infections were registered in the region. The majority of infected are children. the price for fee-paying vaccines vary from Br30,000 to Br 180,000.

More than 250,000 people vaccinated against influenza in Mogilev region

Anti-flu vaccination has been going on in the region, - the correspondent of the site was told at Mogilev regional centre of hygiene, epidemiology and public health.

Influenza and respiratory diseases epidemic level exceeded in Mogilev and Bobruisk

Influenza and respiratory diseases epidemic level has been exceeded in Mogilev and Bobruisk, the correspondent of the site was told at Epidemiology Department of Mogilev Regional Centre of Hygienic, Epidemiology and Public Health.

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