In Moldova declared orange threat level due to a measles outbreak

В Молдавии объявили оранжевый уровень угрозы из-за эпидемии кори

In Moldova on 20 August introduced “orange” threat level at the meeting of the national emergency Commission of public health. About it reports the edition “Notepad”.

In addition, took the decision to develop a national plan to prevent the spread of the epidemic through vaccination of children and adults until September 1.

It is noted that most cases registered in the southern regions of Moldova.

According to the publication, over the last 10 years in Moldova were vaccinated 95% of children, but now doctors report only about 87%. Low level of vaccination observed in Balti, Causeni, Ialoveni, Tiraspol, dubăsari, Slobozia, Ceadir-Lunga and Taraclia. Most cases of refusal of parents to vaccinate children due to religious reasons.

Recall that in Ukraine for a week from 6 to 12 August with measles is sick, 771 people – 327 adults and 444 children. And since the beginning of the year in Ukraine with measles who became ill on 28 889 thousand people.

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