In Ukraine forbade to put in schools and kindergartens children without vaccinations

В Украине запретили пускать в школы и садики детей без прививок

Unvaccinated children decided not to let classes in schools and kindergartens

The document was sent to heads of regional and Kyiv city state administration.

The Ministry of education and science jointly with the Ministry of health issued a decree that prohibited to put on classes in schools and kindergartens of unvaccinated children.

The relevant document dated 6 September with the signatures of Uliana Suprun and Lily Grinevich was sent to the chairmen of oblast and Kiev city state administration.

The health Ministry has reminded, that now in Ukraine there is an outbreak of measles from the beginning of the year recorded almost 30 thousand cases, of which 13 ended in death.

“The incidence of measles, rubella, mumps, whooping cough, diphtheria becomes threatening, as evidenced by the alternation of periods of rise and decline of morbidity”, – stated in the message.

The document mentions about the “tense epidemic situation” with infectious diseases, which is observed in Ukraine for the last 5 years.

“Given that the risk of massive spread of these infections especially increased from the beginning of the school year, please take steps to ensure that recommended by the world health organization amount of coverage or exclusion of unvaccinated (in the absence of contraindications) children in educational institutions”, – the document says.

Agencies are reminded that this obligation is stipulated in article 15 of the law of Ukraine On protection of population from infectious diseases.

“According to this article, children who have not received prophylactic vaccinations in accordance with the calendar of vaccinations, visits to children’s institutions is not allowed”, – ascertain in the Ministry of health and Ministry of education.

Earlier it was reported that in Ukraine recorded cases of congenital measles in newborns.

We will remind, in the winter in some cities of Ukraine has adopted a decision on not allowing unvaccinated against measles of children to classes in schools and kindergartens.


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