In the Lviv region measles sick almost 500 people for a week

Во Львовской области корью заболели почти 500 человек за неделю

The incidence of measles did not reduce the momentum in Ukraine

Among 373 cases of a child up to 17 years, most of them in the age group five to nine years, of which 78% were vaccinated.

In the Lviv region 489 people got measles last week. On Monday, November 12, the press service of the Lviv regional laboratory center of the Ministry of health.

“Among 373 cases of a child up to 17 years, most of them in the age group five to nine years, of which 78% were vaccinated. 323 people were hospitalized”, – is spoken in the message.

According to laboratory center, over the past week in the area was ten outbreaks in secondary schools, 55 schools in Lviv.

In addition to the regional center, disease is spread in Pustomytovskiy, Yavoriv, Peremyshlanska, Zhovkva, Stryi and Drohobych regions.

As reported in the center, over the past week in the area were vaccinated against measles 1308 people.

Previously in four schools around the city because of the measles suspended the educational process. In particular, classes stopped in schools of the villages of the Ore, Lapaevca, and in two institutions of the Winter Water.

It was also reported that since the beginning of 2018 measles in Ukraine got sick 36 thousand 455 people – 14 adults and 111 thousand 22 thousand 344 child.

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