The number of cases reached 23.

The City Commission for the Prevention and Liquidation of Emergencies (CES) approved the introduction of measles restrictions in Yekaterinburg. This decision was made in connection with an increase in the incidence, the Uralinformburo reported in the press service of the city administration.

According to Rospotrebnadzor, on February 6, 23 cases of the disease were recorded in Yekaterinburg. For comparison, only 5 cases of measles were detected last year.

 

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MMR vaccine holding in hand with injection syringe at the background

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