A February 3 news release that discusses the characteristics of the Amur oblast's 2009 ORVI (acute respiratory viral infection) experience as well as the current situation within the oblast and in its administrative center, the city of Blagoveshchenk.http://www.regnum.ru/news/1249858.html
In 2009. in the Amur oblast were registered more than 199 thousand cases of the disease [ORVI]
In 2009 in Amur oblast are registered 199.075 cases of the diseases [ORVI], which is higher than the level of 2008 by 22%.
As on February 3 they reported to the correspondent [IA] REGNUM of the news in the press service of Amur government, in the structure of fallen ill [ORVI] to the influenza it was necessary to 4% or the almost 8,2 thousand cases, from which it is laboratory confirmed 225 cases of influenza A (H1N1).
The increase of morbidity by influenza and [ORVI] with exceeding of threshold values is registered from 43 through 51 week of last year. The total duration of the epidemiological increase of morbidity was nine calendar weeks. The peak of morbidity arrived to 46 week, with exceeding of the threshold level 4,1 times. In the time of epidemic (from October 19 to December 20, 2009) in the region endured 82.888 people or 9,6% of the joint population.
The specific weight of children's population in the structure of those fallen ill composed almost 66% (54.632 people).
On Blagoveshchenk the epidemiological increase of morbidity is registered from 42 through 47 week and continued during six weeks with the maximum exceeding of threshold level on 45 week. In the time of [epidpodema] (from October 11 to November 22, 2009) endured 24.607 people (11,7%), including of 12.350 children (50,2%). Within the period are from January 4 to 15, 2010 registered 9.245 cases [ORVI], against 5.505 cases within the analogous period of last year.
The level of morbidity [ORVI] by influenza, as a whole, on the region remains below threshold values. In the press service they noted that from the second calendar week of the present year the increase of epidemic process in comparison with the previous week is noted practically in all administrative territories. Greatest increase in the morbidity - in Ivanovskiy, [Zeyskie], [Skovorodinskie], [Selemdzhinskie], [Tyndinskie] regions.
Among fallen ill [ORVI] and by influenza to the children of up to 17 years it is 74%, of them to the children, who attend the organized associations, more than 52%. By the third calendar week the morbidity among the schoolboys grew by 40%. The greatest increase is registered in The [arkharinskom], Ivanovskiy, [Konstantinovskie], [Mazanovskie], Mikhajlovsk, [Tyndinskie] and [Magdagachinskie] regions. Among the children, who attend pre-school establishments, an increase in the morbidity is fixed in nine administrative territories.
In Blagoveshchenk are from January 4 to 21 registered 3.417 cases [ORVI], against 2.051 cases within the analogous period of 2009. The level of morbidity is lower than the threshold values.
" Taking into account the prevailing epidemiological situation and data of the long-standing observations, in accordance with which yearly on 4-5 week it is noted [epidpodem], is forecast further increase in the morbidity [ORVI] with exceeding of threshold values among all population groups, beginning from the end January 2010 " , they emphasized in the press service.