A seasonal increase in the incidence of ARVI and pneumonia purchased by the community is observed in the Khabarovsk region. Additional preventive measures were discussed at a meeting of the regional sanitary anti-epidemic committee.
This year, 8,156 patients were diagnosed with pneumonia purchased by the community. The largest number of cases was recorded in Khabarovsk, Komsomolsk-on-Amor, Amurski, Wurch, Naborinsky, Nikolayevsky and their district. In the name of Lazo. In 88% of cases pneumonia was caused by bacteria, in the rest – by viruses.
– In most cases, causative agent of the disease has made the bacteria Mucoplasma pneumonia. Most community-acquired pneumonia is recorded among preschoolers and schoolchildren. This happens without obvious symptoms, and is often accompanied by low temperature, so the disease can be confused with ARVI. The spread of pneumonia contributes to non-compliance with sanitary requirements in educational institutions, – said the head of the regional department of Rospotrebnadzor Tatiana Zaitseva.
According to experts, in the past two months, due to pneumonia, several classes in schools and groups in Khabarovsk, Komsomolsk-Amor, Amor, Karkavorinsky and Nikolayevsky regions have been suspended. There was also a surge in prevalence among students at Pacific State University who live in dormitories. Now all the patients are undergoing the necessary treatment.
In order to prevent diseases, the heads of educational and cultural institutions were recommended to air and to disinfect more frequent premises, to check the ventilation system. In the regional institutions of public health, pharmacies of the necessary inventory area of antiviral drugs, antibacterial, antipyretic, masks and disinfection was created.
The press service of the Khabarovsk region government
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