The number of cases of measles in the capital has increased to 74

As of Friday morning, January 12, in Kiev was already 74 cases of measles, says the press service of the main Department of Gospodarevskaya .

It is noted that among patients with 57 children under the age of 17 years. The highest number was registered among children aged 5 to 9 years is 46.5%.

It is reported that the preventive and anti-epidemic events are held in more than 50 primary and secondary schools.

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Recall that in recent years more and more people throughout Ukraine are sick with measles. Therefore increased number of people willing to be vaccinated. In the capital who want to be vaccinated against measles have been five times more. But doctors warn that the percentage vaccinated is still far from the European level.

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