In the Kherson region for 9 months of 2018, the number of cases of measles in 2018 increased by more than 200 times compared to 2017. This was reported by the Kherson regional laboratory center of the Ministry of health of Ukraine.
According to the report for 9 months of 2018 in the region, was 213 cases of measles. Over the same period of 2017 patient was the only one. It is also noted that the incidence of measles has, compared with other infectious diseases, the highest rate of growth.
Earlier, the Ministry of health of Ukraine published data on the incidence of measles in the country and regions.