In connection with the registered high morbidity in the last week (07.01 – 13.01.2019 – 264.84 persons per 10 000), as well as from the results of the tested samples of patients with acute respiratory diseases (ARD), which show presence of circulation of influenza strain A H3N2,┬áRegional Health Inspectorate – Stara Zagora announces a flu epidemic for Stara Zagora region as of January 15th.

All age groups are affected.

Regional Health Inspectorate recommends people: limiting social contacts; people with high fever and other signs of flu to visit their personal doctors and not to go sick at work.