leading to the doctor's, Pia-Maria Sjöström according to some quarantine have been in is likely to be ill with measles, but the disease is not confirmed by laboratory tests.
the symptoms described on the basis of the it is likely that some of the quarantine of the is ill with measles. However, we do not have available laboratory results suspect to strengthen, Sjöström told the bulletin.
Sjöström these persons were unvaccinated and clearly measles exposed.
– We have no reason to doubt that they would comply with quarantine, which is why we also have no doubt the other infected. The sick are doing well, but still there is a risk of secondary diseases.
THL:according to three different parts of Finland, as diagnosed measles case is not a common infectious source, but the person you have been being infected abroad.
on November 25. day islet I on in found measles vaccine under the child, who was infected abroad. Sjöström according to this measles case in those exposed to the risk of developing is sjöström's already over.
however, there Is a risk that a measles sick have been in contact with health care.
– for This reason we are so far elevated in the standby mode, if new cases arise. The population of the region can participate in normal activities, but we continue to recommend a certain caution in the unvaccinated and persons with significantly reduced immune protection, Sjöström told the bulletin.550 vaccinated
Sjöström, it is important that measles is suspected of being linked to health care, whether symptoms then mild too.
– the measles infected unvaccinated are very contagious for before the onset of symptoms. In order to protect the other, should we have known who the infected have been in contact before the onset of symptoms, Sjöström says.
Health authorities have a statutory duty to prevent and to follow general dangerous diseases. Sjöström, however, point out that healthcare staff judge unvaccinated.
we Understand that the unvaccinated may feel in this situation, an eyesore and we want to stress that our staff does not judge anyone.
Kolpin front desk additional vaccinations have been vaccinated a total of 550 persons. Health and welfare department makes the process summary statistics and update the county-specific vaccination statistics.
in Finland, found three, confirmed measles cases by THL:n according to the have contact to each other, but the person you are, each had been infected abroad.New cases
THL information Ostrobothnia emerged from the new measles infections 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.
Monday THL comment anyway, that new infections were not a surprise.