Onishchenko advised to cancel public events in the Russian Federation in connection with the swine flu epidemic

chief sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko recommended that the heads of regions to limit public gatherings, especially indoors, due to the spread in the Russian swine flu epidemic.This is stated in the decision of the head of Rospotrebnadzor, posted on the site office, "Interfax".Chief sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko recommended that the heads of regions to limit public gatherings, especially indoors, due to the spread in the Russian swine flu epidemic.This is stated in the decision of the head of Rospotrebnadzor, posted on the site office, "Interfax".

Earlier Onishchenko as a measure to combat the epidemic demanded to ban travel abroad organized groups of childre

n.The spread of the disease the chief sanitary doctor of Russia accused the tour operators.Agencies took offense and accused Onishchenko to "discharge the situation".

Nevertheless, the decision heads of travel agencies and tour operators Onishchenko recommended that "forbid until further notice the formation of organized groups of children to travel to the country where the registered increased incidence of pandemic influenza A / H1N1 / 09, for the purpose of recreation and learning."In addition, the heads of the subjects are encouraged to take additional measures to prevent the departure of organized groups of children abroad until further notice.

in Russia observed numerous cases of delivery of highly pathogenic avian influenza in returning children from the UK and other countries, where the bulk of the disease are recorded.

Tourfirms recommended to inform citizens planning to travel to the country, distressed by highly pathogenic avian influenza, the possible risk of infection, flu symptoms, measures of personal prophylaxis.

addition, Onishchenko recommended to carry out medical examinations of children in schools and kindergartens to identify foci of disease on the eve of the new academic year.Chapter Gospotrebnadzora called for the organization and control over medical examinations of organized groups of children coming from countries troubled by highly pathogenic avian influenza.In case of signs of acute respiratory viral infections in these children entrusted to isolate all the members of the group until the laboratory results.

When registering in summer camps respiratory infection foci with five or more cases of infectious disease must immediately inform Rospotrebnadzor, reports RIA "Novosti".

also the chief sanitary doctor strongly recommended to Russian football fans not to travel to the UK in the World Cup qualifying match between Russia and Wales, which will take place on 9 September.

Since the United Kingdom - one of the countries where the epidemic is spreading rapidly, according to Onishchenko, the danger for the fans is very high.Since fans express emotions cries, a large gathering of people, this may contribute to transmission of the virus through airborne droplets.

As noted in the decision, in addition to the UK, the most affected in terms of the prevalence of swine flu, the United States, Australia, Mexico, Chile, Canada, Thailand, China, Japan, Argentina.

As of August 9, taking into account the information the WHO regional offices, the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases of disease in humans caused by the virus A / H1N1, the world is 206987. 1673 people died.

In Russia registered 55 cases, of which Moscow officially registered and confirmed 34 cases of infection with influenza A / H1N1.