More than 6 thousand cases of measles registered in Kazakhstan in November

Astana. November 28. KazTAG - More than 6 thousand cases of measles have been registered in Kazakhstan in November, said Azhar Giniyat , Health Minister.
“The incidence has doubled since September. More than 6 thousand cases of measles were registered in November,” Giniyat said while delivering a report at a government meeting on Tuesday.
An increased level of measles is observed in Shymkent - more than 3 thousand cases. More than 2 thousand cases were registered in Almaty and Zhambyl region.
In total, more than 17 thousand cases of measles have been registered in Kazakhstan, of which more than 82% occur in children, 83% of whom were not vaccinated.

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