The number of measles cases in Moscow has increased 10 times

When comparing the incidence of measles in Moscow in 2013 and 2014, researchers found that in the first quarter of 2014 the number of cases registered patients exceeded the number of those in the first quarter of 2013. The data were published by the CPS, informs "Interfax".

For the first quarter of 2014 fixed 264 cases of measles, among which 117 cases in children up to 18 years. The incidence was 2,21 cases per 100 thousand people. The highest incidence was reported in the Eastern, Central and North-Western administrative districts.

Note, 32.2% increase in the number of cases of acute hepatitis And, for the first quarter of registered 323 case. The number of cases of scarlet fever have doubled, varicella - 33%, the number of cases of toxoplasmosis increased in the half.

The CPS also reports that there are on the territory of Moscow and Moscow region cases of leptospirosis, malaria, echinococcosis, opisthorchiasis. Indicators are within normal limits, about the possibility of the epidemic is out of the question.

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