Measles outbreak recorded in the Donetsk region

Вспышку кори зафиксировали в Донецкой области

Free vaccination for children up to 6 years

Free to get vaccinated against measles only children, vaccination is done at the age of 6 years. The adults vaccinated must pay.

In the Donetsk region with the diagnosis of measles was hospitalized six people. This was stated by the Deputy chief doctor of the intercession of the Central district hospital Victoria Pereyaslova, according to UA: the Donbass.

“Measles is sick in Pokrovsk and Rodinskoye. In Pokrovsk at school No. 6, where a first grader got sick, extended vacation. The rest of the school work in a regular mode”, – told Pereyaslova.

According to her, the city set up operational headquarters, which receives all information about morbidity.

It is noted that to obtain free vaccination against measles can only children. Vaccination is done at the age of 1 and 6 years if you previously refused – to 18. Adult vaccination needs to buy.

Earlier, the health Ministry said that Ukraine purchased about one million doses of vaccines against measles, which is expected to arrive in April.