Discovered type of virus is a so-called "swine flu." In 2009, a similar strain of A (H3N1) caused a global epidemic of influenza throughout the world, which was the first in the last forty years. Then the victims of viral diseases have become more than 2.5 thousand people.
Now doctors are trying to figure out how small rostovchanin could catch the flu from the U.S.. In the Rostov region is not the first case of detection of influenza A (H3N2). In December last year, this strain was found in pregnant women of Rostov-on-Don.
Doctors strongly recommend that residents of Rostov region to take preventive measures.
"Try, if possible, stay away from people with symptoms of SARS at a distance of one meter. Wash your hands with soap and water or wipe them with a skin antiseptic. Ventilate the room regularly to your house or office, "- told in the Federal Service, napovniv that human influenza is most infectious to others the first three or four days of the disease.
According to the regional Rospotrebnadzor, in the Rostov region recorded more than 8000 cases of acute respiratory viral infections.
Earlier it was reported that 18 children died in the U.S. as a result of the outbreak of the epidemic influenza, which covered almost all states. The authorities have advised all residents to get vaccinated. In Boston, the epidemic is declared an emergency.