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According to the specialist, the epidemic is linked to unstable weather conditions – humidity and wet snow, which decrease activity of immune system. Moreover, this time Ukrainians will face new strains of flu virus.

“This year we expect new virus strains of A and B types: А/California/7/2009 (N1H1), А/Victoria/361/2011 (H3N2), В/Wisconsin/1/2010. The last two strains circulated in Ukraine six-seven years ago, thus people no longer have immune resistance to them,” Nazar underlind.

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