Measles outbreak registered in the Kherson region

Вспышку кори зарегистрировали в Херсонской области

Measles outbreak registered in another region

Measles sick two residents of Kherson region.

In the Kherson region of measles fell ill two adults, six suspected disease. On Wednesday, January 10, stated the Kherson regional laboratory center of the Ministry of health of Ukraine.

“At the end of December 2017 – January 2018 in the Kherson region is complicated epidemic situation with incidence of measles. Sub-national laboratory of Ukraine for the diagnosis of measles and rubella confirmed 2 cases of adult residents of Kherson (41 and 37), in which the data of vaccination against measles are absent. Also suspected measles there are still 6 patients, 2 of whom are not vaccinated”, – is spoken in the message center.

According to the Agency, at the time of the institution of health care provided by the vaccine against measles, rubella and epiprocta Belgian manufacture in sufficient quantity. Specific treatment for measles no, the only protection is vaccination.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that in Odessa became ill with measles, about 60 children. At the same time in Kiev is also an outbreak of measles in children.