Although the Social Ministry has warned that it will soon be time to declare flu epidemic in Estonia, Healthcare Inspection says that as of today, there is no reason for that yet.
“The rate of cases of upper respiratory system contagious diseases has increased somewhat in week 48 but not as much as to declare an epidemic,” said Healthcare Inspection PR manager Iiris Saluri.
Social Ministry deputy chancellor Ivi Normet said last week that an epidemic would be declared if the amount of viral infection cases is 1.5 times higher than usual.
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No reason to declare flu epidemic in Estonia yet