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There is no measles epidemic in Sevastopol

November 19, 2018, 16:34 – REGNUM
Despite two examples of disease, there is no need to talk about a measles epidemic in Sevastopol. This was to journalists on November 19th, said the main independent epidemiologist of the Ministry of Health Сергей Грыга.

"Today there is no epidemic in Sevastopol. Only two cases have been registered – a city resident with a child got sick after traveling to the territory of Ukraine and Poland. Actions were taken against an outbreak to curb the outbreak and prevent further outbreaks. There is a vaccine in Sevastopol", – became acquainted specialist.

According to him, 12 thousand adults and 9 thousand children will be vaccinated by the end of the year.

"The child population has been vaccinated by 90%, and adults – by 62%, those who are subject to revaccination, newcomers, those who are not vaccinated. The next year, 24,000 people are planned to be vaccinated against measles.", – emphasized Gryg.

As we have already reported REGNUM, in the summer of 2018 the public was acquainted with several cases of infection with serous meningitis of many pupils in kindergarten in Sevastopol no. 90, but local officials have long denied the recognition of the problem.

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