In the Odessa region from complications from measles and died a child of five

In Belgorod-Dniester district of Odessa region from complications from measles and died a child of five. On 11 January, said the Director of the health Department of the local state administration Vyacheslav Polesny, informed «Radio Liberty».

Thus, from April 2017, when the outbreak of infectious diseases in the Odessa region from complications from measles has died, six people – four children and two adults.

«Only for 2017 in the Odessa region was 1 293 cases of disease, including 843 – children. In comparison with November, in December the incidence of measles increased by 64%,» – said Polaski.

In 2018, the region recorded 122 new cases of infection, 69 of the patients are children, said «Duma».

The decision of the regional state administration in educational institutions will not be allowed unvaccinated children. Total in the region there are about 16 thousand

In November 2016, the world health organization warned of possible measles outbreak in Ukraine due to the low level of vaccination of children.

In June 2017, the Deputy Minister of health of Ukraine Oksana Sivak said that Ukraine has enough measles vaccine to inoculate children. At the same time, she noted that the Ministry of health is working to procure these vaccines for adults.

10 January 2018 in the Center of public health of the Ministry zdravoohraneniya reported that in 2017 the incidence of measles has increased 43 times. Doctors treated 3382 person.

January 11, acting Minister of health Suprun assured, that in Ukraine there is a measles outbreak, despite the fact that, in addition to the Odessa region, outbreak recorded in the Lviv region and Kyiv.

Immunologist, doctor of medical Sciences Andrew Volyansky predicts that in 2018, the number of Ukrainians infected with measles may exceed 40 thousand

Measles – an acute infectious viral disease with a high level of receptivity. The main symptoms of the disease – high fever, inflammation of the mucous membranes of the oral cavity and the upper respiratory tract and conjunctivitis, maculopapular rash of the skin and General intoxication. The measles virus is transmitted by airborne droplets, is unstable to the action of environmental factors, at room temperature inactivated in three to five hours.




In the Odessa region from complications from measles and died a child of five 12.01.2018

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