In Ukraine the measles for a week sick more than two thousand people

В Украине корью за неделю заболели более двух тысяч человек

Since the beginning of 2019, from complications from measles child died.

In 2018 measles sick 54 481 people and 16 of them died from the effects of this disease.

In Ukraine from December 28 last year to January 3, 2019 measles ill 2 305 people. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of health on Tuesday, January 8.

According to the Agency, among patients – 966 1 339 adults and children. In addition, since the beginning of 2019, from complications from measles child died.

The health Ministry noted that last year measles was ill 54 481 people (20 adults and 34 204 277 children) and 16 of them died from the effects of this disease. Among the dead – those who had no vaccinations at all or required amount. Vaccination is considered the only reliable way to protect against measles.

It is also noted that as at 3 January 2019, in Ukraine there are 809 073 doses of vaccines against measles, mumps and rubella.

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Earlier it was reported that in the regions of Ukraine allocated almost 400 thousand doses vaccinationsmore production, which protects against measles, mumps and rubella.

 

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