On the Yamal Peninsula due to anthrax under the supervision of physicians is 90. The diagnosis was confirmed in eight. Authorities reported the death of a child. Crews continue to sanitize the area of the source of infection.
For reindeer herder families unfold tent camps. To combat anthrax on Yamal from Chelyabinsk flies a helicopter and 2 plane EMERCOM with 30 specialists and special equipment. In place, MOE will deploy the towns livelihood for herders who were evacuated from remote areas. 80 multi-seat tents, folding beds 600, 80 furnaces, food and 3 thousand of dry rations.
Professionals will not only provide targeted assistance, but also to help in the aftermath of the outbreak of anthrax. Last week part of the Yamal tundra was declared a quarantine zone. From the threat of infection killed 2.5 thousand reindeer. From the danger zone evacuated more than 160 people. 90 of them are in the hospital. According to the latest data, the diagnosis "the Siberian ulcer" was officially confirmed in 8 patients, including 3 children. One of them is 12-year-old child - died.
According to Rospotrebnadzor, the focus of anthrax localized on the Yamal Peninsula.
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