Russia is ready to take the risks that are associated with the increasing flow of immigrants and are ready to provide assistance to Ukraine in the battle with the polio outbreak, said the head of Ministry of health of Russia Veronika Skvortsova.
"in that case, If asked for help, We, of course, help. But We are not able to another state to penetrate, " said She. Skvortsova said that Russian Federation is ready to risk in health that are associated with the increasing flow of immigrants, as well as among them from Ukraine. In her expressions, already fully worked out mechanisms for the examination of arriving migrants to identify dangerous diseases and provide them with medical aid, transfers news Agency." at the moment it is not dangerous, and We are ready to increase the wave of migration ", - said the head of the Ministry. She recalled that last year the Russian Federation brought thousands of immigrants from Ukraine (according to the latest UN data, More than 910 thousand)." we have a fully worked out arrangements at the entrance of these people (on the territory of Russia). We examine them from a specified list to those diseases which pose a danger. More than that, We give them medical care when needed ", - said Skvortsova. In her expressions, internally displaced persons put vaccines against major infections, which don't do in Ukraine and other countries, for example, measles.
"If you analyze the situation over the past year, we have not had a single outbreak (of diseases), no epidemics, despite the large flow (of refugees). So the mechanism works ", - said the head of the Ministry of health. She drew attention to several cases of wild poliovirus infection in Ukraine in recent months, forcing the Russian authorities to undertake " unprecedented measures "." First, We 98 % of our children vaccinate against polio and make it a very elaborate scheme: six in fact from the age of three to 14 years, alternating between two different vaccines, so that was (produced) 100 per cent immunity ", - said Skvortsova. As stated by the head of the Ministry, these rules apply to the 1st turn in the "belt" of the six regions between Ukraine and the Western border of Russia." for this reason we can say that we are in 2014, and in 2015 was not a single "incoming" cases of polio and not a single "exclusive" case - i.e., a reaction to a vaccination, " said Skvortsova." for this reason we have a zero incidence. We appreciate it, " She said. In early autumn was stated that the cases of polio in Transcarpathia, the local authorities at first tried to hide, have the opportunity to be the first signal over large-scale issues. In recognition of physicians, due to low levels of vaccination of residents, the 1st and foremost children, Ukraine expects in the near future outbreak of infectious diseases that have already started to forget even in underdeveloped African countries.