In Kiev significantly increased the incidence of meningitisUncategorized November 3, 2017
KIEV. 3 Nov. UNN. In Kyiv more than doubled the number of cases of meningococcal infection. This was announced by the Director of the Department of health of Kyiv city state administration Valentina Ginzburg, reports UNN with reference to the press service of the KSCA.
According to V. Ginzburg, this year has already registered 27 cases against 10 last year. Among children up to 17 years — 18 cases against 10 in 2016.
She also noted that because of the ill-marked specific symptoms to recognize the beginning of this deadly disease is not easy even for skilled professionals.
“Intrigue of the disease lies in the fact that the first symptoms are like the symptoms of SARS, and the mortality can occur within 24 hours after their appearance,” she said.
As reported by UNN, in Lviv five children gospitalizirovanywith suspected meningitis.