In Irpen recorded outbreak of measles and chickenpox

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In Irpen near Kiev recorded 11 cases of chicken pox and measles, reports Interfax-Ukraine with reference to the press service of the KSCA.

In Irpen Central city hospital turned six soldiers with chicken pox and five with suspected measles. There are cases among the woman in the 36th week of pregnancy.

Convened the operational headquarters for the elimination of diseases. All patients are in the infectious disease Department of the Irpin hospital.

The doctors checked, did hospitalized vaccinations, and will make sure that vaccine was provided to children up to 18 years who may have had contact with patients.

In KSCA said that drugs against measles does not exist, the only reliable method of preventing the disease is vaccination. “If the child had contact with sick with measles, he should get vaccinated against measles during the first 72 hours“, – stated in the message.

It was reported earlier, from mid-February 2018, a gradual decrease in the number of new cases of the disease, but the measles outbreak is still ongoing, said the health Ministry.p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px ‘Helvetica Neue’; color: #454545}