The Ministry of health of Ukraine assured the polio outbreak in the country, said on Thursday the press-service of the Ministry.
"Certified Laboratory who agreed that the disease of 2 children in Transcarpathia was caused by a virus derived from the vaccine strain, and agreed to circulate the virus, which is equal to the polio outbreak ", – reported in the report on the Internet office of the Ministry of health of Ukraine.
The circulation of this virus threatens all unvaccinated children in Ukraine, which made the conclusion about the fence for more samples of all who have had contact with children in Transcarpathia, transfers a press-service. In addition, there was made a conclusion about the creation of Operativnog of staff for response and prevent the spread of the disease, which invited the Commissioners international organizations, who and UNICEF. On Tuesday, the Ministry of health of Ukraine announced the polio outbreak. Laboratory who agreed the finding of a dangerous virus in 2 children from the Transcarpathian region. At the time of detection of paralysis the boy was four years old, the second girl – 10 months. Both the child not previously vaccinated against polio. According to experts of the Ministry, the spread of the virus arose as a result of low vaccination coverage in the country since 2008. In 2014, Ukraine was fully vaccinated only 49% of children.