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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Flu Kills 3 in Russia




MOSCOW -- Three people have died from an outbreak of influenza spreading across Russia, with more than 87,000 cases reported over the past two weeks, the state health inspection committee said Wednesday.


According to committee spokeswoman Lyubov Voropayeva, a total of 87,600 cases of flu have been reported in 12 regions of Russia since Jan. 10.


Experts from the nation's health inspection committee say Russia's flu outbreak will peak in early February.