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The incidence of measles in Russia stems from the fact that the infection was brought from countries where there is deterioration of the epidemiological situation, according to the website of Rospotrebnadzor.
“In a number of subjects continue to record cases of this infection among different population groups due to, mainly, the importation of infection into the country from abroad and spread among susceptible population”, — is told in the message.
The Agency cited data from the world health organization (who), according to which, in many countries there is an active measles. First of all we are talking about countries in Africa and South-East Asia, and Europe, where for the first four months of 2019 registered more than 51 thousand cases of infection. The large number of cases in Ukraine (34.2 per thousand cases). In Kazakhstan measles contracted 5.3 thousand people in Georgia — 2.9 thousand, Kyrgyzstan — 1.5 thousand. In Macedonia identified 829 cases in Lithuania 329, Bosnia and Herzegovina — 327, Bulgaria — 236.
In immunization of the population over the last eighteen months were vaccinated more than 75 thousand children and 287 thousand adult Russians, and almost 39 thousand labour migrants. The CPS recommended to the inhabitants not to abandon vaccination.
In early February, it was reported that for December and January in Russia measles sick 2538 people, which is 3.5 times more than in the same period a year earlier.
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