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In Penza outbreak of hepatitis A

In Penza outbreak of hepatitis A

In Penza outbreak of hepatitis A

Outbreak of hepatitis A is registered in two districts of the Penza region – and Lopatinsky Bessonov, "Interfax" referring to the Minister of Health and Social Development of the region Vladimir Stryuchkova.

"hospitalized 20 people. committee of experts Rospotrebnahzora and Ministry of Health has not yet identified the source of infection, "- said the Minister at the daily briefing at the head of the region. "The basic versions – an infection entered Gypsies who came from the Ulyanovsk region, the second – off water supply to villages, home sick," – said Stryuchkov.
He said that in the village blades ill 7 people, including 5 children, in the village of Lunino – 12 people, including two children. Currently, they are under the supervision of doctors, their life is not in danger. Of persons exposed to the virus carriers, the two discovered nezheltushny hepatitis.

Governor of the Penza region called the incident "state of emergency, which could have been prevented by a competent preventive work with the population." The head of the regions local government Rospotrbnalzora instructed to monitor the situation to turn off water supply. According to the regional Rospotrebnadzor, from the beginning of recorded 40 cases of hepatitis A, which is 52% more than in the same period in 2011.