Flu is the most damaging disease to the economy of Latvia and people's well-being, Jurijs Perevoscikovs, head of the Department for Prevention of Infectious Diseases at the Center for Disease Prevention and Control, told a press conference.
Although the flu epidemic may sometimes be rather brief, the economic burden of seasonal influenza and its impact on health care are substantial, said Perevoscikovs.
It is difficult to predict when the next flu epidemic will begin, but usually the number of flu cases starts to rise in December, reaching the culmi...
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