In some schools and kindergartens in Kiev recorded of measles and where to get vaccinated

Since the beginning of the year and today in Kiev, has recorded 87 cases of measles. This is the same for all of 2017.

Among patients in this year, 21 adults and 66 children under the age of 17. The greatest number of cases was in the age group 5-9 years. This was announced by the Metropolitan Director of the Department of health Valentyna Ginzburg, reports of the KSCA. Laboratory measles confirmed in 33 cases.

“Only for four days starting from January 10, in the offices of vaccinations the municipal health institutions measles vaccinated about 11 thousand children, “said Ginsburg.

The chief of Gospodarevskaya in Kiev Oleg Ruban added that among children of preschool educational institutions was 19 cases of measles.

“The cases among children who visited children’s institutions №№ 43 (“the Dominant”), 775, 570, 654, 816, “Kievljanka”, 423, 120, 104, 147, 419, 661, 692, 518, 587, 528, 143, private school “Montessori”. Was 32 cases among school-age children, as follows: “the Scandinavian school”, “Focus education”, “Vienna school” school №111, 1, 124, 169, 254, 96, 155, 192, 89, 84, 199, 27, 242, 49, 323, 169, 61, 243, 57, 329, Lyceum №100. In addition, one case was a teacher of elementary school No. 95,” – said Ruban.

Training students can arrange remotely.

“It is the parents who decide their child will be protected from a particular disease. Teachers can explain to convince the adults, but to get them to take your child to the doctor for vaccinations, we can not. But parents need to remember that the life and health of the child strongly depends on their decisions”, – said the Director of the Department of education and science, youth and sports Elena Fidanyan.

Meanwhile, the incidence of influenza in Kiev, below the epidemiological boundary in 2.1 times. During the second week of January registered 14045 patients with influenza and SARS, which is 5.3% more than in the first week.

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