ODESSA – KIEV. June 5. UNN. Ten-month-old child who died in Odessa city infectious clinical hospital, have not had measles vaccine. About it the correspondent of UNN was reported by the chief doctor of infectious hospital.
According to her, the baby was taken to hospital in serious condition with a diagnosis of bilateral pneumonia. In addition, the baby was premature and had severe disease.
“On June 2, the child appeared rash, when he was with us in the hospital. The elder brother of the child sick with measles. Unfortunately, diseases were very difficult and on 4 June, the child died,” – said the chief physician of the city infectious diseases hospital S. Lavrikova .
In addition, the doctor noted that prior to year of life measles vaccine do not. To protect children only if 95% of the population will be vaccinated.
Note that the incidence of measles in Odessa last week dropped by 32.8% compared to the previous week. Measles a week ill 39 Odessa, of which children made up 51.3%.
Since the beginning of the current year as at 30 may in Odessa was 935 cases of measles, of which 45.9 per cent – in children. The greatest number of measles occurred among children aged 1 to 4 years of age and among adults. Never been vaccinated against measles, the vast majority of patients is 86.5%.
As reported by UNN, in the Desk In the hospital, died of measles 10-month-old baby. Other families also endured the disease.
Recall that in the week from 22 to 29 may, measles in Ukraine got sick 1334 people.