The World Health Organization has forecasted three waves of A/H1N1 flu in Ukraine and in the world.

Yesterday at 13:39 | Interfax-Ukraine The World Health Organization (WHO) has forecasted three waves of A/H1N1 flu in Ukraine and in the world, Head of WHO office in Ukraine Ihor Pokanevych told Deutsche Welle on Nov. 5.

According to him, the first wave is being observed now, the second will come next spring, and the third during the autumn of 2010.

Pokanevych said that imposing quarantines and vaccination should be the main focus of flu A/H1N1 prevention in Ukraine. According to him, it would be reasonable to continue quarantine measures in Ukraine’s western regions and to impose quarantine in the regions where a rate of infections may soon exceed the epidemiological threshold.

Moreover, Pokanevych insisted on the need for the urgent immunization of the population against the A/H1N1 virus.


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