Measles in Ukraine: last week got sick more than 2,000 people

Корь в Украине: за неделю заболели больше 2000 человек

The incidence of measles in Ukraine is growing

The incidence of measles in Ukraine has grown by 11.5% over the last week. Ill 741 1603 adult and child.


In Ukraine the incidence of measles continues to grow and over the last week statistics of morbidity increased by 11.5% compared to the previous week, the press service of the Ministry of health.

So, for the 48-week measles sick 2384 human – 741 1603 adult and child.

Vaccination is the only reliable way to protect against measles. The Ministry of health indicate that now in every region of Ukraine is quite high-quality and effective vaccines for routine immunization and strengthened.

“The Ministry calls parents have to vaccinate children, adhering to the terms of the immunization schedule as soon as possible to catch up on vaccinations, if you miss a scheduled vaccination. To be vaccinated according to the calendar and to make up for missed vaccines free of charge for all children up to 18 years and adults from risk groups – the military, the participants of OOS, students, teachers and doctors”, – is spoken in the message.

Recall that a week earlier measles in Ukraine got sick of 2,138 people. In addition, in Poland, a baby from the Ukraine found symptoms of measles.

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