30 Fatalities Related To Flu Virus In Serbia

Avian Flu

A total of 30 fatalities have been reported that are possibly connected with the flu, mostly among the elderly, and these cases were instances of conjoined diseases, and none of the patients had received vaccines, Ilic told the session of the Serbian parliament Healthcare Committee.
Ilic noted that since the beginning of the season, a total of 129,638 patients have been diagnosed with influenza and a considerable drop of the new flu cases was recorded in the last week compared to the previous weeks.
A total of 304 cases of flu have been registered and confirmed through laboratory testing, and the most frequent virus is A (H1) with around 49 percent of disease cases, followed by A (H3) with 36 percent of cases, Ilic said and added that as the infection is subsiding, the structure of the virus is changing.
We now have an increase in the number of patients infected with A (H3), while A (H1) virus was dominant at the beginning of the breakout, Ilic said.
Courtesy of inserbia.info

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