Situation of acute respiratory infections and flu in Armenia is typical, to the season.
The situation of acute respiratory infections and flu is typical to the season, the Ministry of Healthcare says.
According to monitoring results, 642 citizens applied to polyclinics as of January 8. The influenza spread in the republic is H1N1 subtype of type A.
According to the Ministry, 597 people have been hospitalized, 90% of them children.
The data of the World Health Organization indicates that seasonal respiratory infections and flu are still spread in Europe. 99.6% of the cases are of Type A (H1N1 and H3N2), only 1% is of Type B. The situation is similar in the countries of the region.