EuroFlu: Ukraine to see second outbreak of flu
Jan. 4, 2010, 3:34 p.m. | Ukraine
— by Interfax-Ukraine
The spread of acute respiratory infections (ARI) in Ukraine has passed over a second peak, but remains quite high, especially in central and eastern regions of the country, according to a EuroFlu weekly study from the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization (WHO) as of the last week of 2009.
According to study, the ARI intensity in the country fell to 1,301 infections per 100,000 people, which is 75 less compared to the 51st week, but almost three times up on the same time a year ago.