Health Ministry reports on number of measles cases in Ukraine over past week

Health Ministry reports on number of measles cases in Ukraine over past week

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A total of 822 people have fallen ill with measles in Ukraine over the past week, which is 6.8% less compared with the previous week, the Public Health Center of the Health Ministry reports.

“Over the 30th week of 2018, 822 people have fallen ill with measles: 352 adults and 470 children. It is 6.8% less compared with the previous week,” reads the report.

According to the Public Health Center, since the start of the year, 27,502 people have contracted measles: 11,142 adults and 16,360 children. Also, 13 people have died of complications from measles since the start of the year: 9 children and 4 adults

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