A nine year old girl in the Rivne region, died of complications from measles. This was reported by the press service of the regional Department of health in Facebook.
“Last Friday, died of measles a nine year old girl from Bereznovsky region. At school she had contact with sick with measles as a child. In late February, the girl was treated in Bereznovskoy Central regional hospital. From the first March – in regional children’s hospital”, – stated in the message.
According to the head of the intensive care unit of regional children’s hospital Nicholas Horujy, the girl was taken in serious condition, so it was immediately transferred to artificial lung ventilation. The child died, despite intensive therapy and resuscitation.
However, according to the documents, the girl had the vaccine, but laboratory studies have shown the absence of a protective antibody titer against measles in the blood.
“It’s not exactly a typical situation. This child had no immunity to measles, was not a sufficient level of immunoglobulin – G. Only in the Rivne region – 1636 patients with measles. We have information that more than 13 thousand of students are not vaccinated. For example, in Dubno is a private school, where 72% of students are not vaccinated”, – said the head of epidotdelom regional laboratory center of the Ministry of health of Ukraine Victor frost.