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Over 130 cases of influenza registered in Penza region

14:14 | 27.01.2020 | Medicine


Penza, 27 January 2020. PenzaNews. 134 cases of influenza have been laboratory confirmed in Penza region since the beginning of the 2019-2020 epidemic season. This was reported by the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor).

Over 130 cases of influenza registered in Penza region

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"The total morbidity of acute respiratory viral infections in the region is 28.5% lower than the epidemiological level," noted the department, specifying that 0.2% of Penza region population had been ill with acute respiratory viral infections.

The department added that ten classes in six schools of Penza – № 7, 13, 18, 40, 77 and 75/62, as well as one class in the village of Bessonovka – had been closed for the control of a disease due to increased morbidity.

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