Flu epidemic peaked in Hungary

Last week, flu epidemic peaked in the country. According to the medical reports 81.900 people turned to the doctors with flu-like symptoms between 16-22 February. It is 10% fewer than in the previous week, origo.hu says.

According to the report, number of people, who went to doctors because of flu-like symptoms, increased in four counties, decreased in eight counties and the capital and did not change in seven counties in the 8th week – National Epidemiology Center revealed the information.

In Csongrad county, number of patients with flue increased by two-third. Most of the patients were in Gyor-Moson-Sopron, Hajdu-Bihar and Zala counties. In the age distribution, there was no significant change: children and young adults got sick most often, origo.hu says.

199 airway samples of flu-suspect patients arrived to the National Influenza Reference Laboratory in the 8th week, 25 percent less than the previous week. Influenza A and B were identified in most of the laboratory samples.

based on the article of origo.hu

source: http://dailynewshungary.com/flu-epidemic-peaked-in-hungary/

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