In Transcarpathia there is no vaccine against measles.

На Закарпатье нет вакцин против кори - Москаль

Gennady Moskal

The Ministry of health all cases on the vaccine without a reply. Therefore, the management of the region asked Hungary to provide the vaccine as a humanitarian aid.

The Chairman of the Transcarpathian regional state administration Gennady Moskal said that in Transcarpathia two weeks there is no vaccine for measles, and all appeals of the leadership of the Ministry of health are ignored. On Monday, January 22, UNIAN reports.

According to Moskal, the health Ministry ignoring all the requests of the vaccine.

“Constantly turning to the Ministry of health asking to allocate the region of the vaccine, and in our treatment not come even replies. And when I see the leadership of the Ministry of health said on television that all regions are provided with vaccines, then declare – a lie!” – said Moskal.

According to Moskal, in the past year, the Ministry of health provided the region less than a third of the required number of vaccines, so the region’s leadership was forced to go to Hungary with the request to provide the vaccine as a humanitarian aid.

Meanwhile, the disease continues to spread rapidly. So, in educational institutions Tyachiv district, Transcarpathian region for two weeks quarantined because of the growth in the number of patients with measles.

The press service also said that the tense situation with measles also in Uzhgorod and Khust districts of the Transcarpathian region.

“The disease continues to spread rapidly in the region. As of Friday evening (January 19) in Transcarpathia was 299 cases of measles every day and continue to register new. 78 percent of patients – those under 17 years, and the main cause of the disease is that of children not vaccinated due to the lack of a vaccine”, – commented the Chairman of the Transcarpathian regional state administration Gennady Moskal.

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