Flu outbreak in Ukraine takes 26 lives
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Flu outbreak in Ukraine takes 26 lives

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Kiev, Feb 12: The flu and acute respiratory viral infections have claimed 26 lives, the Ukrainian Center for Public Health reported.

On their official Facebook page, the health center said that 260,871 people, of which 68 per cent were children under 17 years of age, were diagnosed with the flu on February 5-11.

And 95,364 people have been hospitalised since the beginning of the epidemiological season, with 76.8 percent of them being children, it said. (UNI-Xinhua)

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