In Ukraine, since the beginning of 2018, 36455 people had measles.
About this report of the Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health on the Facebook page, referring to the operational data. Thus, the virus was found in 14111 adults and 22344 children.
"If the incidence rate stays at the same level, by the end of the year the number of measles patients can exceed the highest incidence rate, registered in Ukraine since 1991 (42,724 people in 2006)," the report said.
There is no cure for measles, so the only way to protect against this disease is vaccinations.
"The biggest increase in the incidence of measles is only observed in areas where the level of coverage with planned vaccination is the lowest (Ivano-Frankivsk, Transcarpathian, Lviv regions)," said the Public Health Center.
The measles is an acute viral disease of an infectious nature, the causative agent is the measles virus, and in this disease the human central nervous system is affected.
The patient has edema of the eyelids, a small eruption in the body, photophobia, tearing, the purulent discharge of the eyes.
As OBOZREVATEL wrote, on the eve of. Ukraine's Health Minister Ulyana Suprun showed a clear result of the vaccination. She stressed that there are vaccines against many dangerous diseases.