In Ukraine banned the party of measles vaccine «Priorix», which was Packed in Russia

In Ukraine banned the party of a vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella «Priorix». The corresponding decree was published on 15 February on the website of the SSMU.

The document States that the batch of vaccine is prohibited on the grounds of «establishing that there is in circulation on the territory of Ukraine of unregistered medicines».

According Minzdrava, the vaccine manufacturer, the Italian «Phidias, Farmaceutici S. p. a.», and packaging and produces quality control is a Russian OOO «Smith Klein Beecham-Biomed».

The Ministry of health tasked the implementers of the vaccine to withdraw it from circulation for recycling or destruction.

Control over the implementation of the order will carry out the territorial bodies of the Administration. For failure to do so establishes liability.

On January 12 the website of the Kyiv state administration reported that measles vaccination in Ukraine used a combined vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella «Priorix» of Belgian manufacture. The expiration date of a vaccine lot – until October 2018.

As of February 6, the number of cases in 2018 measles in Ukraine amounted 3554 person.

On 21 February the acting Minister of health Suprun announced that purchased through international organizations of MMR vaccine (measles, mumps and rubella) will be delivered to Ukraine on February 23.

Measles – an acute infectious viral disease. Main symptoms: high fever, inflammation of the mucous membranes of the oral cavity and upper respiratory tract, conjunctivitis, maculopapular rash of the skin and General intoxication. Morbillivirus – measles virus is extremely contagious, it is easily transmitted by airborne droplets. This virus can live in the air and on surfaces for up to two hours after a sick person left the room. Nine out of 10 non-immune people in contact with sick, infected.

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

In Ukraine banned the party of measles vaccine «Priorix», which was Packed in Russia 25.02.2018

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