The influenza epidemic is over in Latvia

The influenza epidemic is over in Latvia
The influenza epidemic is over in Latvia

The monitoring data of the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) of influenza and acute upper respiratory infections (AURI) show that in the last two weeks, the number of patients who sought medical help and were clinically diagnosed with influenza did not exceed 100 cases per month in any of the territories involved in the monitoring. 100,000 inhabitants, therefore the SPKC announces the end of the flu epidemic on April 25, 2024, the “Delfi” portal was informed by the SPKC.

Although the flu epidemic has ended and the spread of flu viruses is decreasing, SPKC reminds that flu and other respiratory viruses continue to circulate. SPKC epidemiologists call on to continue to remember respiratory infection prevention measures. Wash your hands frequently (every time you come in from outside, before eating, before touching your face), regularly ventilate the premises (both at home, in educational institutions and workplaces) and carry out wet cleaning of the premises, eat healthy foods that will help strengthen immunity, and also extend stay in the fresh air – going for walks and doing physical activities outside the premises.

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