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How many people have died of measles



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The highest are cases in Lviv, Vinnitsa, Rovno, Khmelnitsky and Kiev.

The Ministry of Health recalled the need for vaccinations against measles / photo pixabay.com

The Ministry of Health recalled the need for vaccinations against measles / photo pixabay.com

During the 6th week of 2019, 3,142 people became ill with measles – 1,472 adults and 1,670 children, which is 7% less than the previous week.

It is reported by the Center for Public Health of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Last week an elderly Ukrainian died of complications from measles. Also became known for another deadly case of measles on February 9 – the disease took the life of an 18-year-old student.

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"In total, eight people, including two children, have died this year, and in 2018 measles took 16 lives," the report said.

From December 28, 2018 to February 8, 2019, 18,170 people in the Ukraine suffered from a total of 7,000,808 adults and 10,000,362 children.

Earlier, the WHO reported that Ukraine ranks first among the countries of the European Region in the number of measles cases in 2018.

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