The situation with the incidence of influenza and ARI in Ukrainehttp://www.moz.gov.ua/ua/portal/mtop_influenza/
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For 40 weeks in 2011 in all target cities morbidity of influenza and ARI were below the epidemic threshold (from - 2.74% in Vinnitsa to - 83.19% in Kharkiv).
Total last week in the target cities were registered 41,957 patients with acute respiratory viral infection, hospitalized 546 people (1.3% of ill) among hospitalized 92.67% are children under the age of 17 years. The incidence rate of influenza and ARI is 42.89 cases per 10 thousand population by 1.9% compared to the previous week.
Among the pediatric population recorded 27,107 cases of influenza and SARS (64.61% among all diseased), which is 1.6% less than last week. The share of children who become ill with influenza and ARI by age categories are: one year - 6.99%, 1-4 years - 40.36%, 5-9 years - 26.07% 10-14 years - 15 90%, 15-17 years - 10.69%.
During the reporting period in the target cities deaths among patients with influenza and SARS are not registered, as well as for the previous week.
Overall, the epidemic situation of the incidence of influenza and ARI in 10 target cities corresponds to the average level of incidence for the respective seasons.
State Agency of Ukraine for drugs is conducted weekly monitoring of the presence of influenza medicines, vaccines to prevent seasonal flu, medical products in the pharmaceutical market of Ukraine.
As of 14.10.2011 the total number of influenza drugs and medical products distributors, is 18,885,506 packages, including: antibiotics 4618164 packaging 2284010 antipyretic medicines packaging, antitussive and mucolytic 1,956,600 of packaging, packaging dekonhistantiv 2,481,245, 889,651 packages of antihistamines , 6976 oseltamivir packaging, normal human immunoglobulin with high content of influenza antibodies 4516 packages, 930,041 packages of antiviral agents, interferon, 21,840 packages of herbal adaptogens 186,118 package, multivitamin preparations and ascorbic acid 745 595 packaging, medical products 3,562,554 units. Total number of influenza drugs, which are planned to produce up to March 2012 is 55,264,379 packages, Medical Devices 7.4 million units.; Influenza immunobiological preparations 13,250 packages.
For 41 weeks in 2011 the number vaccinated against influenza was 1,493 persons, the total number vaccinated against influenza was epidsezon 1494 - 0.003% of the population of Ukraine.
Control cities (Vinnitsa, Dnepropetrovsk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhya, Kyiv, Lviv, Odessa, Simferopol, Kharkov, Chernigov) located in different regions and reflect the epidemiological situation in the whole country.
Press Service of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine
Incidence of flu and ARI
as of 10/17/2011, the (control of)
Sick ... Total Including Children
Total : 43,499 Children included in the total : 27,944