H1N1 virus claims 8 lives in Georgia

  04 January 2019    Read: 1639
  H1N1 virus claims 8 lives in Georgia

At least eight people have died due to the H1N1 virus in Georgia, Anadolu Agency cited the country's public health center head as saying on Friday.

Amiran Gamkrelidze, director general of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia, said there was not an outbreak in the country, while the deceased contacting the virus had various chronic illnesses.

Gamkrelidze added that the virus was not expected to become an epidemic.

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