In Yekaterinburg recorded a measles outbreak: to date, physicians have already registered 50 cases with a preliminary diagnosis of “measles”, reported the website of the local health Department.
“On 25 November in the city was 50 cases, of these 32 children and 18 adults with a preliminary diagnosis of measles. Laboratory-confirmed 25 cases”, – stated in the message.
Earlier it was reported that in the capital of the Urals measles was officially confirmed in 13 patients, 20 it is the diagnosis previously, the website “Uralinformbjuro”.
It is known that the majority of affected children were not vaccinated, and a few of them due to contraindications. Among the infected adults is not vaccinated, and those who put the vaccine in childhood, but over time vaccination immunity has decreased, although such people have the disease occurs in a milder form.
Doctors say that in the last days there were new cases of the disease. Infected people living in the same building with patients. Infection occurred without direct contact, most likely through the ventilation system. “Measles is a very contagious (volatile) disease that is transmitted from person to person not only by air but also through the ventilation system,” – noted in gorzdrave.
A total of measles registered in 44 houses of Yekaterinburg. There already were ads asking residents to put a shot and a list of clinics where you can do it.
Recall that the adverse situation with measles developed in the Ural capital at the beginning of October. Then were revealed the first cases of adolescents who became infected with measles during a holiday in camp.
As passed the site of ETV, because the disease had already closed the school, and canceled public events in the Ural state medical University. The University introduced a partial quarantine after sick one of the students.
In addition to Yekaterinburg, the incidence of measles in the Sverdlovsk region also registered in Revda. The city even introduced a quarantine, removing of classes in schools and kindergartens of unvaccinated children, reports “Remainthe”.
In 2014 in Yekaterinburg for the first time in 13 years was was a mass outbreak of measles – then got sick unvaccinated men 27 and 32 years, reported ETV. While previously only isolated cases of importation of measles from other regions and countries.
Measles is an acute viral disease with a high level of susceptibility (index of contagiousness is close to 100%), which is characterized by an increase in temperature to 39-40,5 degrees, in the inflammation of the mucous membranes of the oral cavity and upper respiratory tract, conjunctivitis, a characteristic maculopapular rash of the skin, General intoxication of the organism.
Symptoms of measles usually appear 1-2 weeks after infection. Infection strong decline in immunity and complications, including encephalitis, meningitis, pneumonia.
Drug measles are not. The only way to avoid infection is to get vaccinated. Free to be vaccinated against measles in the clinic by place of residence. In Russia, vaccination against measles are children of one year and six years and adults up to 35 years, without a history and not vaccinated against this infection.