The CPS is prepared to fight off enterovirus infection from China

© RIA Novosti / Alex Amenability in fotoballoon during operation. Archival photoThe CPS is prepared to fight off enterovirus infection from China© RIA Novosti / Alex Minipulate the image Bank

The CPS is fully ready to be operational to prevent the spread of enterovirus infections from China, told reporters in a press-Department service.

Earlier, several media outlets reported that aggressive subtype of enterovirus ECHO30 found in five regions of the Urals and in Central Russia. In the fall of 2017, Russia is expected to wave the incidence of dangerous ECHO30 virus subtype H. it is Noted that the virus came from China and its neighboring regions. It is easily transmitted through the air and literally the day cause serous meningitis. At the same time, experts say, are immune to it the majority of Russians has not yet developed.

In mid-August, the press service of Rospotrebnadzor on the Chelyabinsk reported that the quarantine is introduced in 35 kindergartens of Chelyabinsk due to cases of meningitis is children aged 3-6 years.

«Special attention of the CPS is paid to organization of sanitary-quarantine control at checkpoints across the state border and work in border areas», — stated in the message Department.

«Rospotrebnadzor experts across the country ready to respond to infectious threats associated with the risk of the spread of enteroviral infection with a wide range of pathogens and various clinical manifestations,» — noted in service.

The Agency also stressed that the laboratories of Rospotrebnadzor provided diagnostic preparations for research on enterovirus infection and qualified personnel. Trained health workers methods, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of enterovirus infections.

Rospotrebnadzor specialists, if necessary, provide for preventive measures, including control of disinfection treatments, the quality and safety of drinking water, the introduction of restrictive measures – a suspension of activity pools and children’s rooms. Actively conducted preventive work with the population.

Enteroviruses tolerate low temperatures, preserved in water. The source of infection is the only people — sick or healthy carrier. Young children can be infected through contact with small amounts of water, food, through dirty toys, hands. According to the service, enterovirus infections are common everywhere, while the emergence of new strains recorded mainly in the region of South-East Asia, including in China and neighboring countries.

In Rospotrebnadzor noted that at the first sign of deterioration, you should seek medical help. If the symptoms appeared after returning to Russia from another country, then the doctor it is necessary to report about the host country.

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