In Nikolaev there was an outbreak of hepatitis A

All patients drank water from doochischennaya points bottling


In Nikolaev recorded outbreak of hepatitis A. About it reports Nikvesti with reference to Department of information support of the Nikolaev city Council.

Epidemiological investigation established that inhabitants of Nikolaev who were ill with viral hepatitis a, used doochischennaya water from the spill points of TM Pure water.

The acting Director of the Nikolaev regional laboratory center of the Ministry of health of Ukraine Vladimir Klochko reported that as of 3 January was 35 cases, mainly in the Factory (30 cases) and Ingul (5 cases) districts.

Earlier it was reported that was hospitalized 32 people, including six children. The diagnosis at that time was confirmed by one child and 15 adults.

Hepatitis a is an infectious disease that is transmitted through close contact with a sick person or food and water.

According to the world health organization, annually in the world recorded 1.4 million cases of hepatitis A. in Ukraine In recent years, there has been a gradual decline in the number of such patients 2-3 thousand per year.