It is reported that a girl was born by a woman, who infected with measles during the pregnancy. A child was born premature and had congenital measles. The virus struck the brain and lungs of a child. All necessary resuscitation events took place; however, it was impossible to save a child.
The diagnosis measles was confirmed at the virological labs.
It is noted that 74 citizens of Rivne region, including 60 children, infected with measles last week. 25 ill people, including 14 children, were hospitalized.
Earlier, the UN reported that 70 percent of all measles cases in Europe are observed in Ukraine.
Besides, all adults will get the vaccines against measles for free. Acting Healthcare Minister Ulyana Suprun reported that another 780,000 vaccines against measles will be bought by Ukraine in 2019.