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Posted by: Mihaela Bucatari

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18 Feb. 2019 / 11:26

In Chisinau, the number of cases of acute respiratory infections increased

The number of cases of acute respiratory infections in the Chisinau municipality increased during the past week and the epidemiological situation with influenza and respiratory infections is still tense, said the interim head of the Municipal Health Department Carolina Olaru at today's municipal services meeting, reports Radio Moldova News.

"During the sixth week of epidemiological surveillance, there were 5,377 new cases of acute infections of the upper respiratory pathways. Morbidity increased by 10.2% compared to the previous week. The most affected are children up to four years of age. During that period, 103 sick people were hospitalized," said the interim head of the Municipal Health Department, Carolina Olaru.

Altogether, from the beginning of this month, 205 cases of influenza and one case of death were recorded in Chişinău. In an unvaccinated man, the AH1N1 virus was confirmed.

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