This was disclosed by the Ukrainian Health Ministry. Samples for an analysis have been taken from 2,494 people, including from the dead - 395, according to the methods recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). As of Monday evening, the flu and ARI epidemic threshold was exceeded in 11 regions of the country.
As of December 14 evening, the flu and ARVI epidemic threshold was exceeded in 11 regions of the country.
Verkhovna Rada earmarks money to combat flu
The Verkhovna Rada has today amended the state budget law 2009 to allocate UAH 608 million for combating influenza epidemic in Ukraine.
The Health Ministry of Ukraine has already confirmed 501 deaths of flu and acute respiratory virus infections from October 29 to December 14 in all the 24 regions of Ukraine, the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, cities of Kyiv and Sevastopol.