In the eastern Donetsk region, because flu epidemic threshold has been breached the learning process in schools has been suspended in the cities of Kramatorsk, Slovyansk and Mykolayivka.
The department of information policy and public affairs at the civil-military Donetsk regional state administration report.
In particular, the local authorities have organized flu immunization for high-risk groups prone to contract the disease. As of January 6, 2016, a tot6al of 5,141 people were vaccinated (98.8 percent of the target), majority of vaccinations were administered at the expense of the local budgets and enterprises.
The local officials reminded as of January 13, 2016 they registered 31 cases of death caused by pneumonia, 17 of those - in the city of Kramatorsk.