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Pupils and students in Yakutsk suspended from school due to measles

Pupils and students in Yakutsk suspended from school due to measles
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Measles virus continues to spread in Yakutsk. At the moment, 44 people have already become ill, including ten children under the age of 17. Most were not vaccinated against this disease.

According to TASS, in the capital of Yakutia, schoolchildren, students and teachers of educational institutions who do not have measles vaccines were suspended from school. The outbreak of this disease, doctors recorded in the city in early December.

According to the regional department of Rospotrebnazdor, out of 8,1 thousand contact persons, almost 6,5 thousand people received urgent vaccinations. Doctors continue to work with the rest. They warn of the high infectivity of the virus. Contact with a sick person, almost 100% leads to infection. For the first week 16 people caught the virus for the second another 28 people.

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