China does not want to be the source of a measles epidemic
Long time, China was an epidemic threat in terms of the spread of measles. Celestial now declares it managed to curb the infection, at least in part.
According to published statistics of Ministry of Health, compared with April last year to April this was fixed at 72% less than the facts of the disease, accounting for 557 infected. One person has died, according to Xinhua.
Usually it is in the spring accounts for the peak of activity of infection by morbilliviruses. Most cases are living in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Next on the incidence of measles are Shanghai and Guangdong province – in the south of China and Sichuan Province – in the south-west. Not far behind Pikin and Tibet.
Despite the improved statistics, China is not able to complete the task. Recall: The government had promised to reduce the prevalence of measles to less than one case per million people in the current year.
To achieve these figures, the year the country should be recorded at least 1,347 patients. But in the past four months in 1504 were infected person, ascertain epidemiologists.