In the Irkutsk region, outbreaks of hepatitis a - the most serious in many years. The number of cases exceeded 30 people. Basically, it's students and teachers.
The diagnosis of "hepatitis a" to this day, the doctors gave dozens of residents of Sochi. All of them are treated at the infectious ward of a local hospital. To help the local physicians were specialists from the regional center. By assumption, public health physicians, the source of the outbreak could be one of the residents of Sochi who were unaware of their disease. According to another version, the reason was poor-quality water. To prevent further spread of the infection, the surveillance set up for anyone who had any contact with patients.
In Tulunskiy district, this is the first outbreak of hepatitis A for many years. Declared a 35-day quarantine. Emergency vaccination in the first place, have been employees of hospitals, social care institutions, kindergartens and schools. Vaccinations are children, because most of the infected people under the age of 18. The learning process continues, but the canteens in schools and kindergartens do not work. Among patients there are staff kitchens and carers.
Hepatitis a is also called "disease of dirty hands". The disease is transmitted contact-household way. According to experts, if timely treatment with medications and special food much harm it causes. To avoid contamination it is enough to observe elementary rules of hygiene: carefully wash fruits and vegetables, consume only boiled water and wash hands before eating.
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