More than half of Russia affected by flu epidemic

The flu epidemic thresholds are exceeded across 48 Russian regions, Anna Popova, head of the Russian consumer rights watchdog, said on Tuesday.

The flu epidemic thresholds are exceeded across 48 Russian regions, Anna Popova, head of the Russian consumer rights watchdog, said on Tuesday.

"As of January 26 morning, the epidemic thresholds are exceeded in 48 Russia’s constituent members," Popova said.

The Russian Federation comprises 85 constituent members.

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