Measles are sick more than 15 thousand Ukrainians

Корью заболели более 15 тысяч украинцев

In Ukraine still can not stop the measles outbreak

The disease is rapidly spreading in eight regions and in Kiev. For the week sick almost fifteen hundred people.

The number of cases of measles in Ukraine during the last week in the period from may 7 to may 13 amounted to 1407 people – a record number since the beginning of the outbreak in the country. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of health on Wednesday evening, may 16.

The largest number of new cases registered in Vinnytsia, Volyn, Kyiv, Lviv, Luhansk, Rivne, Chernihiv, and Kyiv. Among patients 651 adults and 756 children.

Since the beginning of this year measles is sick 15261 Ukrainian – 6243 srysly and 9018 children

From the beginning, most people got measles in Ivano-Frankivsk (total 2137 people: 1488 649 adults and children), Transcarpathian (a total of 2131 people: 1711 420 adults and children), Lviv (1785 total employees: 590 adults and 1195 children), Odessa (total 1552 person: 766 786 adults and children) and Chernivtsi (a total of 1081 persons: 361 adults and 720 children).

Last week it became known that the Ministry of health sent to the regions of 800 thousand doses of MMR vaccine. Most of the doses received in Transcarpathia and Lviv and Zaporizhzhya regions.

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