More than 400 people taken to hospital with acute intestinal infection since early July in Almaty

Date: 08:31, 11-07-2014.

Almaty. July 11. KazTAG -  More than 400 people have been taken to hospital with acute intestinal infection in  Almaty since early July, said Alexander Lazarev, deputy chief physician of  emergency medical service.

" 426 people with acute intestinal infection needed hospitalization , that is about 56 people a day since July 1,"  said Alexander Lazarev to the agency on Friday.

However, he does not associate these cases with  melons, but notes that it is too early to buy them.

"It is better to start eating melons in August," he said.

He also said there have been no emergency situations connected with enteric fever.

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