In Ukraine epidemic of high-pathogenic flu A/H1N1 began.
It in interview of the UNIAN was declared by the Minister of Health of Ukraine Vasily Knyazevich.
According to him, yesterday in Ternopol, with the assistance of leading experts, the meeting took place.
"By preliminary results, we note that Ukraine was included in a world pandemic zone, and (in the country) epidemic of the Californian flu begins, or flu A/H1N1", - Knyazevich noted.
He added that in the country the extraordinary anti-epidemic commission will be created, anti-epidemic, quarantine measures are taken. "I will report on the leaders of the state on a situation which went beyond an epidemic threshold. Probably, questions of a karantization or extension of vacation at schools and institutes will be considered. We will address to the population with recommendations to limit visit of public meetings", - Knyazevich told.
The minister urged the population of Ukraine not to self-medicate, and to address to doctors. "People died only because didn't address in due time to doctors. Patients called the doctor for 5-7 day of an illness when already to help the person it is impossible", - Knyazevich told.
On a question, whether the Ukrainian doctors know, how exactly to treat the Californian flu, or flu A/H1N1, the minister assured that our physicians are quite competent of these questions. "We very actively now work with doctors. Ministry of Health claimed treatment protocols what to do how to give help", - Knyazevich told.