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Influenza virus spread in the whole of Switzerland

pathogens of flu and flu-like diseases are widespread in the whole of Switzerland, and the number of flu-suspected cases has increased last week compared to the previous week.

In the past week, the 150 Doctors, the Sentinel reported-reporting system 31,1 flu suspected cases per 1000 consultations. In the last week of January, however, 148 Doctors had reported 27 suspected cases per 1000 consultations.


extrapolated, the value was according to the latest Figures from the Federal office for health (BAG) by Wednesday by 5. affected February in 241 cases per 100'000 inhabitants. The threshold value of 68 cases per 100'000 persons, from which an epidemic is spoken of, had been reached in the second week of 2019.

The flu is widespread in the Western part of Switzerland and in the German part of Switzerland and even widely used. The case number is in the four-year old children above average, and among pensioners aged 65 at the lowest. In the case of seniors, the number of cases was also in contrast to all other age groups declining.


Created: 06.02.2019, 14:15 Uhr

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