82 people caught measles in West Kazakhstan region
Almaty. May 8. KazTAG - 82 people caught measles in the West Kazakhstan region, reports My City portal.
"As of May 6 82 measles cases had been fixed in the region, of them 14 are children under one years old. 6 cases had been fixed in Bokeiordinsk district, 8- in Baiterek district, 7- in Burlinskiy district, 4- in Syrymskiy district, 3- in Terektinskiy district, 54 - in Uralsk. Vaccination has been held for children aged 9-10 months since April 1 2019 for the situation stabilization, as well as for medical workers aged under 40 and contact people," said Nurlybek Musgayev, deputy head of health care department of the West Kazakhstan region.
According to sanitary doctors, additional vaccination of children 9-10 months has been prolonged until December 2019.
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