In the Perm region recorded a marked increase in mass diseases of intestinal infections – News


In the Perm region there was a marked increase in mass diseases of intestinal infections

According to Rospotrebnadzor in the Perm region, diseases are mainly carried out by food. The most common source of acute intestinal infections of viral etiology in organized teams are nutrition department employees.

The incidence rate for 10 months of 2018 is almost five times higher than last year, – reported REGNUM with reference to the Rospotrebnadzor Office in the region. Since the beginning of the year, in the Perm region, several cases of group incidence of intestinal infections of viral etiology have been registered in educational institutions. During 10 months of 2018, the incidence rate of norovirus infection is 4.7 times higher than the level of the same period last year and the average for many years.

Recent outbreaks of intestinal infections have been reported in Berezniki and Solikamsk. In Berezniki, daytime camp work at school No. 16 was suspended, two children were diagnosed with norovirus, one of whom required hospitalization. In Solikamsk, four school-aged children with acute gastroenteritis, whose causative agent is norovirus, were admitted to the hospital.

Norovirus contains a microbe that causes diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. The incidence of norovirus increases in the autumn-winter period. The course of the disease is characterized by headache and abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, drowsiness and low temperature.

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