Mass infection of children with measles: the virus was found in circus worker

In Kiev measles sick 12 children. Kids with high fever in infectious diseases hospital. All from different kindergartens and schools, got sick on vacation.

Parents assume that the children caught a disease when she went to the circus. This is what unites these Metropolitan patients. This is stated in the plot of TSN.Ranok.

“We can’t control those parents who take their child and go directly to the circus. If we would have been some hotbed of measles, I think we have the whole staff would get sick, including me, because I contact with them,” – said the Director of the circus “Kobzov” Denis Olshansky.

In the circus to cancel performances have no plans, although one of the employees was hospitalized with measles at the end of December. The incubation period of the disease is 21 days and it continues.

“The laboratory has confirmed the measles in circus worker, who was hospitalized 24” – assure in the laboratory of the Ministry of health.

Medications measles does not exist. To prevent disease can only vaccination. But in Ukraine now vaccinated not more than 30%.

Read more about the infection, how to overcome it and how to protect our material on this link.

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