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Now it happened: the islet in the municipality of new measles cases - Had been dealing with a sick pre-school age with
Ill had been in contact with measles with patients.WHO warns of measles spread already in the summer of 2017.

in Ostrobothnia there has been a new measles infections. THL report on the matter on Monday.

the Infected are unvaccinated. They had been in contact with preschool-age children who get sick with measles at the end of November. The child lives in the islet of municipalities with MMR vaccination coverage is only 75 per cent. It should be 95% for measles to stay away.

the evening press reports on the matter at the time, widely.

THL comments already at the time that the new cases is very likely to be in store, because measles infects so easily.

Now, new cases have emerged. The infected have been immediately after exposure, and symptoms during home quarantine. Diagnosis is based on physician evaluation of the measles fits the symptoms.

These were expected. They were in direct contact to the first case. Unvaccinated. Expected that there will more sick, THL:n specialist Mia Kontio said the evening paper.

Here, the child

the first disease of preschool age, the child had been with his family traveling abroad, where she likely was exposed to measles. The region has launched a measles epidemic.

the Child could reside of infectivity during Ostrobothnia at least in kindergarten, Kokkola hospital in the emergency as well as in the spiritual public events in prayer.

Bear did not comment on where the infected people have been infected, but they have been in direct contact with preschool age. Only the measles-infected child in kindergarten was even ten vaccination of unprotected children.


– It don't comment, because paikallisetkaan do not have these told to move forward.

the Bear according to the new cases have Islet in the municipality or in its immediate vicinity.


– If the World health organization criteria, it is considered so is because there are two more cases are an epidemic. May be able to talk about such small, local epidemic, Kontio said.

But what we understood of the epidemic, so it's not really yet. This is the normal born the sequel to infection of imported cases. Every year these is a number, that will be a few further infection of close contact, but not necessarily forward spread.

at the end of November measles sick child to the residence of infectivity during the inter alia, Kokkola hospital in the emergency. Tomi Hirvinen
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