Rospotrebnadzor warned about the activity of the mites for good weather

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in photobacteria Virology laboratory. Archival photoRospotrebnadzor warned about the activity of the mites for good weather© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

Favorable weather conditions, which are set in Russia in September, contributed to the intensification of insects, including ticks — vectors of various infections, according to the website of Rospotrebnadzor.

«Federal service for supervision of consumer rights protection and human welfare informs that favorable climatic conditions in the Russian Federation in September contributed to a rise in insects, including ticks, which are carriers of various infectious diseases», — stated in the message.

The Agency is conducting weekly monitoring for infections transmitted by ticks. In the regions, is working to prevent the spread of infectious diseases transmitted by insect bites. So, as of September 22, acaricidal treatments were conducted on 243 thousand hectares. Opened for reception and research of pincers on their infection by the virus of tick-borne encephalitis and borreliae.

According to the Agency, as of September 22 medical organizations have addressed more than 488 thousand people due to tick bites. It is noted that this figure corresponds to average annual levels. The highest number applied for the tick bites had to Kemerovo, Sverdlovsk, Tomsk, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, Irkutsk, Tyumen region and Krasnoyarsk Krai.