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An outbreak of measles recorded in Yakutia

An outbreak of measles recorded in Yakutia
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An outbreak of measles has been recorded in Yakutia. 16 people picked up a dangerous virus in a week, 10 of them were hospitalized. Doctors have to examine and vaccinate thousands of people who were in contact with patients.

As reported in the regional Rospotrebnadzor, all sick adults have not previously had measles and do not have vaccinations from this virus. During 21 day, an examination will be carried out and medical supervision will be organized for all contact people. Their 3,5 thousand people, and one thousand are children.

According to the epidemiological indications, measles will be vaccinated against 464 person. To secure, funds were allocated for the purchase of 13 thousand doses of the vaccine and 900 doses of measles immunoglobulin. The readiness of medical organizations for the mass admission of patients is ensured.

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