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Swine flu started to get sick in Khabarovsk Territory

Swine flu started to get sick in Khabarovsk Territory
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In the Khabarovsk Territory, doctors identified the first two cases of infection with the virus of "swine" flu. Group B virus also began to spread in the region. In total, 12 people have been infected with the flu since the start of the epidemic season.

According to the press service of the regional government, the swine flu virus is known in Russia, it is included in the vaccine Sovigripp, which this year put more than 700 thousand inhabitants of the region. As a rule, its clinical symptoms are similar to ordinary flu, but it can reach severe forms of the disease.

Children are more likely to get the flu. In the Khabarovsk Territory, out of 12 cases, eight are children. In general, the incidence of acute respiratory infections is now lower than the epidemiological threshold by 37%.