In Ukraine there was a jump in the incidence of a dangerous virus

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В Украине произошел скачок заболеваемости опасным вирусом The number of cases rose by a third in one week.

With the beginning of 2018, measles ill 38 108 – 14 609 499 adults and 23 children from the complications of dead 15 people, reported the Ministry of health of Ukraine.

Over the last week the incidence of measles increased by 35% compared to the previous week. On 13 November, reported the press service of the Ministry of health of Ukraine.

It is noted that for the last week sick with measles 1682 person – 506 1176 adults and children.

With the beginning of 2018, measles ill 38 108 people (14 adults and 23 609 499 children from the complications of died, 15 people (four adults and 11 children).

In Intrave stressed that most sick with measles in areas where vaccination is at its lowest level. In particular, in Lviv (7845 people), Ivano-Frankivsk (3816 people), Zakarpattia (3582 people) and Odessa (2567 people). And in the city of Kiev – 2445.

The Ministry of health reminded that the cure for measles there, and the only way to protect against diseases – vaccination.

Measles – an acute infectious viral disease, which can lead to death. Main symptoms: high fever, inflammation of the mucous membranes of the oral cavity and upper respiratory tract, conjunctivitis, maculopapular skin rash, and General intoxication.

The measles virus is extremely contagious, it is easily transmitted by airborne droplets. This virus can live in the air and on surfaces for up to two hours after a sick person left the room. Nine out of 10 non-immune people in contact with sick, infected.

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