Russia is approaching a new flu epidemic: the flu strain, immunity from which no one may become a threat for tens of thousands of people in the country. While in the past epidemic season influenza variant A (H3N2) accounted for no more than 4% of all cases.
“We get a influenza B new, and comes in another variant influenza A (H3N2). Comes version of “Hong Kong”, which we have not quite met. The most intense its distribution was in 1968-1969,” — said the TV channel “Russia 24” the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova. In her words, immunity against the variant virus, most people in the country yet.