The absolute majority no vaccination: in Kiev the situation is aggravated with measles

The epidemiological situation of the disease of measles in the capital of Ukraine is deteriorating. Since the beginning of the 2018 year recorded 54 cases of measles in residents of Kiev, among them 43 children.

About it reports a press-service of head Department of Gospodarevskaya in the city of Kiev.

“According to preliminary data, almost all cases were not vaccinated against measles due to failure. Sick children of different age groups. Among children of preschool educational institutions was 11 cases among schoolchildren of 21 cases. Also was 1 case of primary school teachers”, – stated in the message.

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It is noted that it is necessary to conduct a series of preventive measures, in particular to provide a high level of vaccination coverage, registration and examination of patients with measles, epidemiological analyses and assumption of children having the disease in educational institutions.

It is also indicated that 20 patients had visited before infection the Kobzov circus. It is known that among circus workers recorded case of measles.

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We will remind, now in the Kiev children’s infectious diseases hospital treated measles children who shortly before this, before the New year, visited the circus “Kobzov” on Kontraktova square. The parents of sick children believe that the infection of children occurred in the circus, and the problem remained, because children continue to come to the infectious diseases Department.

In total, according to parents in the Metropolitan hospital with the same story and disease are still about 30 children.

Videospace measles: how to protect yourself from the disease

After the New year has dramatically increased the number of patients, mostly children. The Ministry of health recognize that the situation is complex since last year. Because patients with measles was 70 times greater than in 2016. How to protect yourself from this disease? And what to do if you suspect measles? Talk to your pediatrician Anna Gorban.

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