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Sick list tops two million in Ukraine

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Dec. 7, 2009, 6:55 p.m. |
More than two million people have fallen ill since Ukraine's flu epidemic began. The latest report on Dec. 6 says 88 patients are currently in intensive care.

Over 100,000 people have been hospitalized with flu-like symptoms, according to the Health Ministry, which plans to introduce a vaccination program within the next several months.

Meanwhile, authorities in Donetsk oblast closed down dozens of public schools today following a recent outbreak of a flu-like virus.
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