In Kiev since the beginning of the year 16 patients were hospitalized with measles children

Since the beginning of 2018 with a diagnosis of measles in children’s infectious diseases hospital were hospitalized 16 children. About it reported in Department of health KSCA “UNN”.

“Today in Children’s infectious hospital there are 16 children diagnosed with measles. They entered the medical facility this year. They render the necessary medical aid”, – stated in the message.

The publication said that, according to information received from KSCA parents of a child, the symptoms of the disease manifested many guys after visiting one of the events.

Recall that the outbreak of a dangerous viral disease was again recorded in Ukraine in the fall of 2017. 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 sure 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.