In the Odessa region recorded death from malaria

В Одесской области зафиксирован смертельный случай от малярии

Since the beginning of the year in the Odessa region recorded three imported cases of malaria.

In the Izmail district of Odessa region, died of malaria 27-year-old sailor who recently returned from Africa.

This was at the briefing said the chief sanitary doctor in the Odessa region Vitaly Goncharov, according to HB.

“Last week was fatal case of falciparum malaria from the inhabitant of Izmail district. This young sailor, who fell ill on the ship and was removed on July 16 because of this disease,” he said.

According to Goncharov, 27-year-old sailor had contracted malaria in South Africa and have not taken antimalarial drugs.

Since the beginning of the year in the Odessa region recorded three imported cases of malaria.

Malaria – a deadly disease that is caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium that are transmitted to humans by the bite of infected mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles.

80-90% of deaths from malaria caused by tropical malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum.

Malaria is difficult to treat. The disease is accompanied by fever, headache, muscle pain.

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