Authorities confirm measles outbreak in southern Serbia fact

Authorities confirm measles outbreak in southern Serbia fact Izvor: Screenshot

The public health department in the southern Serbian town of Leskovac confirmed 35 cases of measles among employees of a textile factory.

Wednesday’s statement said that the outbreak of measles at the Jeanci Serbia plant was first reported on June 15, adding that most of the people infected were born between 1982 and 1995 when the inoculation rate of the local population was 95 percent.  

All of the diseased have contracted measles in light form with no complications, the Leskovac health department said.  

Leskovac is in the Jablanica district where a total of 449 cases of measles have been confirmed since October 2017.

Tagovi: measles , health , epidemic

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