From the beginning, measles was sick more than 20 thousand Ukrainians

С начала года корью заболели более 20 тысяч украинцев

In Ukraine for a week ill 1345 people

Just sick 20 553 people, 12 of which 222 were children. During this time, from the complications of measles, died 11 people – seven children and four adults.

In Ukraine from June 4 to 10 measles ill 1 345 persons, including 822 children. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of health of Ukraine.

In General, from the beginning of 2018, measles became ill on 20 553 people, 12 of which 222 were children. During this time, from the complications of measles, died 11 people – seven children and four adults.

The greatest number of cases registered in the Lviv – 2 973 people, Transcarpathian (2 547) and Ivano-Frankivsk (2 367 people).

According to the Ministry, as of June 7, 2018 in the areas available 909 thousand doses of vaccines against measles, mumps and rubella (CCP).

As reported, in connection with a high level of morbidity among the adult population (40% of the total number of cases) Ministry of health of Ukraine made the decision for the savings of the state budget 2017 optional 392 thousand doses of vaccines handheld for adults who are at increased risk.

Earlier in Intrave reported that by the spring of 2019, unless additional measures are taken, the incidence of measles decreases.

 

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