In Bukovina five hundred patients with measles

На Буковине полтысячи больных корью

In Chernivtsi region, the ongoing measles outbreak

The oldest patient was 52 years, the youngest 2 months.

In Chernivtsi region, the ongoing measles outbreak, the number of cases reaches five hundred. On Friday, January 12, according to Chernivtsi regional laboratory center of the Ministry of health of Ukraine.

According to the Agency, and the oldest patient was 52 years, the youngest 2 months.

“As of January 12, in the Chernivtsi region recorded 468 cases of measles. Among 372 cases of the child (79%) and 96 adults. The biggest specific weight among children – 40% (144 patients) are in the age group 5 – 9 years. The oldest patient was 52 years, the youngest 2 months”, – stated in the message.

Among adults often hurt the young people of 20-29 years – 31 people (45%).

Of the reported cases were hospitalized at 173. Others receive outpatient treatment.

Most patients, namely 172 people, among residents Putyla district, in second place – Chernivtsi.

According to the Agency, 310 people, or 66% of cases, were not vaccinated or only received one dose of vaccine.

By the way, the last outbreak of measles in Chernivtsi region was observed in 2012 (364). During the outbreak in 2006 their number reached 640.

We will remind, earlier Корреспондент.net understood how dangerous the measles, what are its symptoms is there any treatment what is prevention and what is the cost of the vaccine.

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