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An outbreak of pneumonia occurred in the Sverdlovsk region

The incidence of community-acquired pneumonia in the Sverdlovsk region has increased by almost 22% over the past week. 904 cases have been registered.

Adults get sick more often – almost 75%. The incidence is higher than the regional average by 1.5 times or more in the Dzerzhinsky district of Nizhny Tagil, Nizhnyaya and Verkhnyaya Salda, Verkhnyaya Tura, Razhe, Bogdanovich and other territories. In Yekaterinburg, 365 cases were recorded, which is 25% higher than the level of the previous week.

The seasonal surge of SARS continues: for the week from December 12 to December 18, about 74.5 thousand infected were detected. This is 26.3% higher than last week. 52% of the patients are children. Every fifth person is diagnosed with swine flu during the examination. In addition, metapneumoviruses, rhinoviruses, RS viruses, seasonal coronaviruses, adenoviruses, bocoviruses, SARS-CoV-2 viruses, and parainfluenza are detected.

The peak incidence, according to Rospotrebnadzor, will fall on the last days of December. IA Vse Novosti figured out how to protect yourself from the virus, why people get sick more often in winter and what are the benefits of the flu vaccine. Everything you need to know about SARS, read in our material.

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