Twenty residents of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district was diagnosed with anthrax. About TASS reported the press service of the Governor of the region.
The administration said that the diagnosis was confirmed in 20 of the reindeer herders and their families, now they are hospitalized from the hearth threat of infection. “Anthrax has been confirmed in 20 of the nomads that are in a district hospital Salekhard. Just at the moment hospitalized 90 people”, — told the press service.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, all patients were treated with antibiotics, with eight cases already preparing to be discharged. He added that another infected child is under the scrutiny of doctors, but his condition stabiliziruemost.
The press service also said that the region has already arrived highly qualified staff of almost all the responsible Federal agencies, including the Ministry of health, Ministry of emergency situations, Rospotrebnadzor and the Ministry of agriculture. “Epidemic on the Yamal Peninsula — no. The quarantine is introduced locally, the district’s boundaries for entry and exit of people do not closed”, — stated in the message.
At the end of July on the Yamal Peninsula with suspected anthrax have been hospitalized ten people. Monday, August 1, it became known about the death of the bacteria 12-year-old boy.