The CPS told about the spread of cholera in the world

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in fotobanka. Archival photoThe CPS told about the spread of cholera in the world© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

Rospotrebnadzor, citing data from the who reported that from the beginning of the year in 37 countries with cholera sick more than 73 thousand people, and also identified a number of recommendations on how to avoid infectious diseases, reported on the Agency’s website.

«Federal service for supervision of consumer rights protection and human welfare informs that, according to the world health organization since the beginning of this year in 37 countries the number of cases of cholera amounted to more than 73.3 thousand people, of whom 1788 were fatal, also documented more than 270 cases of suspected cholera,» — said in the message.

It is reported that more 70,2 thousand cases are in the countries of the African continent, currently also, there is the complication epidemiological situation in the countries of South America.

In order to prevent infectious diseases, the Agency advises to use for drinking only guaranteed safe water and drinks (drinking water and beverages in original packaging, bottled water); do not use ice prepared from tap water; meat, fish, seafood, necessarily subjected to heat treatment; vegetables and fruits are washed with safe water and scalded.