Ukraine H1N1 Deaths and Hospitalizations Spike Higher. -- (Recombinomics)
255516 Influenza / ARI
15810 Hospital Admissions 15810 Admissions à l'hôpital
235 Intensive Care 235 Soins intensifs
70 deaths 70 décès
Moreover, the vast majority of the cases, hospitalizations, ICU admissions, and deaths are in three Oblasts in western Ukraine. Lviv, Ternopil, and Ivano-Frankivsk (see map).
This concentration of H1N1, including serious and fatal cases, raises concerns that the virus in this region has changed. Samples have been sent to London for analysis and prompt release of that data would be useful.