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In Astrakhan, recorded outbreak of measles. In Astrakhan
17 sick of measles. This is the first case of this disease in the last three years ..
Last three years, the Astrakhan region was considered as a region free from measles. The cases in the region were not recorded. Now ill 9 children and 8 adults.
В«Measles in our region had been imported from other regions. But now there are cases of contamination of local residents. This occurs due to the fact that many children were not vaccinated against the disease in a timely manner. The fault lies, in particular, and for outpatient service "- said the head of the regional clinical hospital infectious Alexander Burkin.
majority of cases - the inhabitants of the Leninsky district of Astrakhan.
Help. Measles - an acute infectious viral disease with high sensitivity (index of contagiousness is close to 100%), which is characterized by high fever (up to 40,5 Вњ C), inflammation of the mucous membranes of the mouth and upper respiratory tract, conjunctivitis, and characteristic maculopapular rash, skin covers, general intoxication.