KIEV, February 12. /TASS/. The flu epidemic death toll in Ukraine has reached 273, the Health Ministry said on Friday.
"Since the epidemic’s outbreak 273 flu-related lethal cases were registered, including four deaths among children under 17," the ministry said, adding that over 3.6 million people got infected with flu in Ukraine
The Odessa Region in Ukraine’s south where 40 lethal cases were reported is hit by the epidemic most.
Health ministry data shows swine flu, officially known as influenza virus A/H1N1, is spreading in Ukraine since December.