Doctors told, when the flu will fall on Russia

Doctors told, when the flu will fall on Russia

The first wave of the incidence of influenza in Russia is expected in mid-autumn, this is the forecast of Rospotrebnadzor. According to the head of the department, Anna Popova, this year the Russians will meet two new strains of influenza.

“As a rule, new strains are introduced for each season - one, two, rarely, but also three. We have a trivalent vaccine in the country. This year, two new variants of the virus. Every year in Russia the number of people vaccinated against the flu increases by 5-7%. Last year, they stepped over 50%, which is a very good result, which allowed us to survive the entire epidemic season calmly, ”says Popova.

Meanwhile, China has recorded a case of H5N6 deadly bird flu infection. The fact of infection is recorded in the southern province of Guangdong. The victim fell 22-year-old Chinese. He was hospitalized at the end of September, and the patient is still in serious condition. It is known that before the onset of symptoms, the man had contact with live poultry.

You can get flu shots until December.

Currently, the Office of the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare in the Primorsky Territory has a thematic hotline on the prevention of influenza and ARVI. Calls are accepted from 9-00 to 17-00 by phones 8 (423) 244-26-84, 8 (423) 243-42-25.

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