Flu kills seven in Ukraine
Seven unvaccinated patients in Ukraine have died of flu since the start of the so-called epidemic season.
"There is no epidemic yet, but the number of patients has been growing," the TV news service TSN reported on January 17.
Infectiologists say that, although four flu strains are common this season, the worst one for the population is type A influenza virus, better known as "swine flu", as fatal cases were earlier recorded.
Journalists urge all unvaccinated persons who fell ill to immediately consult their doctor and stay at home.