In the Kherson region recorded outbreak of measles

In the Kherson region of measles fell ill two adults, six suspected disease. This was reported in the Kherson regional laboratory center of the Ministry of health of Ukraine.

“Confirmed two cases of adult residents of Kherson (37 and 41 years), whose data on vaccination against measles do not exist. Also suspected measles in another six patients, two of whom are not vaccinated,” the statement reads.

We will remind, in the autumn of 2017 has recorded a measles outbreak. According to the health Ministry, the country has 70 times more cases of measles in comparison with last year – more than 2,000 people. Indications the most common diseases fixed in Ivano-Frankivsk, Odesa and Ternopil regions. With more than half of diseased – children from one to eight.

Doctors emphasize that the only reliable way to protect against measles (for children and for adults) – vaccination. It does not protect against the virus 100%, however, significantly reduces the possibility of infection and mitigates the course of the disease.