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The number of patients on respiratory diseases and flu has increased



Bratislava, November 30 (TASR) – The number of patients with acute respiratory diseases (ARO) in Slovakia during the 48th week increased by 13.7% over the past week. Doctors reported a total of 49,489 AROs. The biggest morbidity was recorded in Bratislava, the lowest in the Košice region. AROs are mainly children younger than five years old. The TASR informed the chief hygienist SR Ján Mikas.

The course of the disease was complicated by ARO in 1292 subjects. The most common complications are sinusitis (693). Other complications were otitis (344) and pneumonia (255). Diseases have been reported by 59 percent of GPs for children and adolescents and 46 percent of the general practitioner for adults. The highest share of reported doctors was recorded in Trnava, the lowest in Bratislava.

Physicians reported 3979 illnesses similar to flu-like illnesses (CHPO) in the 48th calendar week, representing 8% of the total ARO. Compared to the previous week, the disease increased by 24.9 percent. The highest morbidity was recorded in Nitra, the lowest in Bratislava. CHPOs usually have children in five years.

The end of the education and training process has been reported this week in 16 schools. There were 15 kindergartens, eight of them from Košice, four from the Trnava region and one from Nitra, Trenčianskeho and Žilinský. Teaching was canceled by an elementary school from Prešov.

The flu season runs from the 40th calendar year of the year to the 18th calendar week next year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). It is characterized by increased disease in acute respiratory diseases, including influenza and related diseases. As for flu, annual vaccination is the most effective and effective specific protection available for epidemiology. Slovakia covers all health insurance. The best time for vaccination is during the fall and winter months until the outbreak of the flu epidemic.

Flu viruses are spread primarily by air in cough and sneezing. However, any cold or cough does not mean automatically that a person has a flu. Suddenly comes and monitors high temperatures, even over 40 degrees. Different complications can also be linked. Antibiotics do not work on the flu itself.

Flu in the region of Trenčín has risen for the fourth week in a row

Doctors in the Trenčiansky samosprávny region (TSK) reported 5156 acute respiratory diseases this week, a morbidity of 25.2 percent compared to last week. Trnčian regional hygiene Ľudmila Bučková informed her.

The highest rate of acute respiratory illness was in the TSK District Prievidza this week, reaching a level of 2,026 diseases per 100,000 inhabitants, the lowest in the Považská Bystrica district (1,431 diseases per 100,000 inhabitants).

Of the total number of illnesses, there were 404 influenza influenza, morbidity grew by 16.26 percent compared to last week. This week's flu was particularly troubled by children in five years. For flu, they had to stop studying at a kindergarten in Prievidza County.


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