Since the beginning of the epidemic season, 964 cases of influenza have been detected in Bashkiria. In the second week of this year, 187 laboratory-confirmed influenza cases have already been registered, including 118 cases in children.
In total, 30,583 cases of ARVI and influenza were registered in the second week of 2023. More than a third of all cases are children, the regional department of Rospotrebnadzor publishes data.
“In the landscape of circulating influenza viruses, an increase in the proportion of influenza B virus is noted, which indicates the transition of the epidemic season to the second wave with the traditional predominance at the end of the influenza B epidemiological season,” the ministry said.
Previously, Bashinform News Agency analyzed various myths about the flu and its treatment in detail and gave recommendations to help you not get sick.