Syringe. Igor Zarembo
MOSCOW, 11 Oct — Rospotrebnadzor warned the Russians about the outbreak of hepatitis A in Kentucky and West Virginia in the United States, reported on the Agency’s website on Thursday.
“According to the Center for control and prevention (CDC) as of 1 October 2018, in the States of Kentucky and West Virginia among persons without a certain residence and individuals who use drugs since the beginning of August of the current year there is a growth in the incidence of viral hepatitis A”, — stated in the message.
It is noted that each week the Department of health of these States reported registering about 50 new cases. On 28 September 2018 in Kentucky was was 1851 infections, and in West Virginia — 1395.