Measles outbreak observed in Ukraine again

18:45, 25 April 2018

Over a thousand people fell ill due to the measles outbreak in Ukraine last week. According to the Public Health Centre of Ukraine’s Healthcare Ministry, half of them are children.

This appears to be the largest number of the infected over the week since the last outbreak of the disease in this country in late 2017.

Since the beginning of this year, some 11,000 people suffered from measles across Ukraine, eight people died due to the complications. Doctors warn the patients that the timely inoculation is the only way to stop the outbreak of the disease.