The risk of spreading in the Russian Federation polio, cases of infection were recorded in the Ukraine, low, told in the CPS.
according to world health organization (who), in the Transcarpathian region of Ukraine in June and July of this year, there were two cases of polio among children not vaccinated against this disease.
"now the risk of the spread of polio in Russia is low, because for several years, the vaccination coverage against this disease is 97, 0% when the who recommended - 95, 0% ", - is informed in the report of the press service of Rospotrebnadzor.
according to the Agency, in 2014 were immunized 97, 6% of children under one year, revaccinate in 2 years 95, 83% and revaccination in 14 years - 98, 09%. In the 2014-2015 year, all persons in need of immunization among forced to leave the territory of Ukraine, were fully vaccinated as part of the national calendar against polio, measles, rubella, diphtheria, and other infections.
"Given the developments on the Ukraine situation, the CPS together With the health authorities have taken all necessary complex of anti-epidemic measures. The situation is still under control of the Federal service for supervision in the sphere of protection of clients ' rights and human welfare ", - told in the CPS.
Polio - spinal paralysis, acute infectious disease caused by lesions of the gray matter of the spinal cord by the poliovirus and characterized by mostly nervous system pathology. Mostly asymptomatic, but sometimes it happens so, that the polio virus enters the Central nervous system that leads to paralysis or even death of the patient. Polio is among incurable infectious diseases. The virus affects mostly children under the age of five. For adults in most cases it is not dangerous.