Posted 23 марта 07:41

Published 23 марта 07:41

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Updated 23 марта 09:25

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A second patient with anthrax was hospitalized in the Moscow region

23 марта 2023, 07:41
He arrived in the region from Chuvashia.

The second case of anthrax detection in the Moscow region and the fourth in the country was detected this week. According to REN TV, the infected person arrived in Sergiev Posad together with his friend from Chuvashia. Earlier, a focus of infection was detected there. Both have symptoms of the disease.

The head of Chuvashia, Oleg Nikolaev, previously indicated that signs of anthrax were detected in several people who participated in the slaughter of a sick bull. The Rosselkhoznadzor stated that the animal was purchased illegally. The meat and hide were sold to unknown people. On March 16, quarantine was introduced on the territory of the village of Staroe Aktashevo in Chuvashia, where cases of infection were detected.

The day before, the Department of Rospotrebnadzor in the Moscow region announced a case of suspected anthrax. The patient was hospitalized, he is under the control of specialists, anti-epidemic measures were carried out at his place of residence.