swine flu

H1N1 flu death toll reaches 21 in Georgia

H1N1 flu death toll reaches 21 in Georgia

Twenty one people have died  in Georgia because of the H1N1 virus this winter, the Georgian National Disease Control Centre says. The most recent fatality took place yesterday, when a 55-year-old man died in Marneuli, News …

Swine flu death toll reaches 19 in Georgia

Swine flu death toll reaches 19 in Georgia

Nineteen people have died because of the swine flu (H1N1) in Georgia this winter, the Georgian National Disease Control Centre says. The most recent fatality took place yesterday, when a 32-year-old woman, who had just given …

Second person dies of H1N1 flu in Armenia

Second person dies of H1N1 flu in Armenia

Another person died in Armenia from H1N1 flu related complications, the republic's Health Ministry reported. A 62-year-old man died in a Yerevan hospital. The mans condition was critical because of pulmonary failure, News.am …

H1N1 death toll reaches 17 in Georgia

H1N1 death toll reaches 17 in Georgia

Seventeen people have died because of the swine flu (H1N1) in Georgia this winter, according to the Georgian National Disease Control Centre. The most recent fatality took place yesterday, when a 48-year-old man died in Gori. …

Georgian students to stay home for week due to flu outbreak

Georgian students to stay home for week due to flu outbreak

Studies at Georgian universities, public schools and kindergartens have been postponed until January 21 due to the spread of flu, according to Georgian Education Ministry. The ministry said that they will observe the situation …

Trains from Georgia disinfected in Azerbaijan

Trains from Georgia disinfected in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani Railways (ADY) is taking measures aimed at preventing spreading proliferation of swine flu throughout the country by trains. ADY reports that disinfection of trains coming from Georgia is carried out in connection with the …

 Armenian health ministry warns of flue threat

Armenian health ministry warns of flue threat

Armenia’s healthy ministry reported the growing number of people who have caught the flue and called on risk-category people not to avoid vaccination.  "Armenian laboratories identified А(H1N1), a variety of flue which …

Second person dies from swine flu in Georgia

Second person dies from swine flu in Georgia

The H1N1 virus, known as the swine flu, has caused the death of already two persons in Georgia, the republic's Minister of Health Davit Sergeenko said. According to him, the first person died yesterday …

Soldier dies of swine flu in Gori

Soldier dies of swine flu in Gori

A soldier has died from the swine influenza H1N1 at the Gori Military Hospital, the information was confirmed by the Ministry of Defence of Georgia. The 38-year-old servicemen served in Special Operations Forces. He had four children, …

Quarantine area for ASF extended to the whole of Crimea

Quarantine area for ASF extended to the whole of Crimea

A second quarantine zone for African swine fever has been spread over the entire territory of the Crimean peninsula. The corresponding decree was issued by the head of Crimea, Sergey Aksenov, and posted on the portal of the …

Armenian press review (January 28 - February 3)

Armenian press review (January 28 - February 3)

Armenian media write about the aggravation of differences between President Serzh Sargsyan and Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan during the negotiations on the establishment of the next ruling coalition

Senator Lyudmila Kozlova to tell how not to catch the flu

Senator Lyudmila Kozlova to tell how not to catch the flu

The Senator from the Smolensk Region, Deputy Chairwoman of the Federation Council Committee on Social Policy, Honored Doctor of the Russian Federation, Lyudmila Kozlova, is going to visit the studio of Vestnik Kavkaza on February …

New swine flu victim in Georgia

New swine flu victim in Georgia

A young woman has died in Adjaria due to complications possibly from the H1N1 virus – the swine flu. It will be revealed soon whether the woman's death is related to the H1N1 virus. Thirty-one laboratory cases of H1N1 virus have …

Seventh death because of swine flu occurs in Georgia

Seventh death because of swine flu occurs in Georgia

The number of victims of swine flu in Georgia increased to seven people, Georgian National Center for the control of public health reports. A patient who died because of pneumonia, caused by the disease, was added to their list. …

Another two Georgians die of swine flu

Another two Georgians die of swine flu

Two Georgians, residents of Tbilisi and Adzharia, have died due to complications of the H1N1 virus – the swine flu, the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health reports. Five people died due to complications from H1N1 …

Woman and girl die of swine flu in North Ossetia

Woman and girl die of swine flu in North Ossetia

Two people have died in North Ossetia due to the swine flu (A/H1N1/09), the Ministry of Health in the region reports. "The woman died in a clinical hospital, and the five-year-old girl from the Mozdok district suffered from the …

 Flu outbreak in Stavropol

Flu outbreak in Stavropol

The weekly threshold of the influenza epidemic risk in the Stavropol region has been exceeded by almost 50%, the press service of the regional Rospotrebnadzor said. Around 20.7 thousand people with SARS have been to see doctors in the …

4 people diagnosed with swine flu in Ingushetia

4 people diagnosed with swine flu in Ingushetia

Swine flu has been diagnosed in 4 people in Ingushetia, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic, Marem Arapkhanova, said. "All the patients received medical assistance. Two patients have already been …