540 people died from influenza in DPR

Now the peak of influenza epidemic is observed in Amvrosiivs'kyi and Starobeshivskyi districts, as well as in the cities of Torez, Shahtarsk and Khartsyzk.

9 February 2016 14:00

A total of 540 people died from influenza in the occupied Donbas, according to the ATO press-service’s Facebook page. 

“About 175,000 people, including 4,000 children with ARVI (acute respiratory viral infection) sought medical advice in the period from December 1, 2015 to February 1, 2016,” the press-service reports.

According to the report, “more than 540 people died from influenza and subsequent complications in the so-called DPR (Donetsk People’s Republic) due to lack of medicines and inability to receive timely medical assistance. The number of deaths is increasing.”

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