A few days in Ukraine recorded more than a thousand new cases of measles

За несколько дней в Украине зафиксировали более тысячи новых случаев кори

In the period from 24 to 30 may in Ukraine were registered more than 1.2 million new cases of measles. As reported Newsmir.info citing data from the Ministry of health, a record number of new cases doctors have recorded in the Kharkiv region.

“In the meantime from 24 to 30 may the most new cases of measles registered in Kharkiv (184 patients), Kiev (128), Khmelnytskyi (93), Ternopil (82) regions and in Kyiv (128)”, – reported in Department. It is noted that since the end of last year, Ukraine had measles more than 52 thousand people, 17 patients died from complications. However, earlier acting head of the Ministry of health Suprun announced that it is now free measles vaccination available to all citizens, regardless of age.