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MOLDPRES news agency – Specialists have confirmed 14 new cases of smallpox


Chisinau, 19 Nov. / Moldpres /. In November, experts from the National Agency for Public Health (ANSP) confirmed 14 new cases of smallpox in the Soroca district, according to MOLDPRES.

When asked by the agency, the head of the ANSP Information and Communications Service, Olesee Croitor, said that all patients registered in November were relatives or contacted people who had previously been ill.

Since the beginning of this year there have been 326 confirmed cases of smallpox. A significant increase in the number of diseases was confirmed in August, with 239 confirmed cases reported. At the same time, there were nine cases of this disease during October.

Territories affected by the goddesses from August 1 to the present are: Ceadar-Lunga – 164 cases, Vulcanesti – 35, Drochia – 21, Soroca – 21, Ungheni – 20, Chisinau – 16, Taraclia – 12, Cahul and Cantemir – 10 cases, Ocnita – seven items, Nisporeni – four items, Glodeni – three objects, Hancesti, Rascani and Tiraspol – one case.

There is also a yellow risk of spreading Goddesses across the country.

In the last ten years, the rate of immunization in the Republic of Moldova was 95 percent, and now it is up to 87 percent. Escapes from mustaches also exist in neighboring Ukraine and Romania.

Epidemiologists remind the population that the disease is a very infectious disease and spreads rapidly. The first sign of infection is high fever, which lasts 1-7 days. Generalized eruptions occur 3-4 days after the onset of fever. Pneumonia is the most common cause of death in smallpox.

Rujeola can only be prevented by vaccination. In the Republic of Moldova, vaccination is carried out with a combination of vaccines against smallpox, mumps and rubella (ROR) per year, 6-7 years, 14-15 years of age. Vaccination is free for all qualified people.

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