Yakutia Health Ministry will purchase more than 10 thousand doses of measles vaccine
The Republic Health Ministry will purchase 15 thousand doses of live measles vaccine due to an increase of the ill rate, Yakutia 24 TV channel reports with the reference to TASS.
“We held an extraordinary meeting of the sanitary-epidemiological commission under the republic government, where decided to purchase 15 thousand doses of live measles vaccine from the government reserve fund,” said the head of Rospotrebnadzor department for Yakutia Georgy Ignatiev.
According to the decision of the chief state sanitary doctor in the region, children will be immunized in each pediatric unit and in educational institutions.
Citizens u to 55 years old and including them, who work in medical and educational institutions, in the field of trade, transport, utilities and social services, shift workers and labor migrants, will also be immunized.
Earlier, we reported that 21 cases of measles have been registered in the republic.