In Sumy fixed a rare infection, tularemia, has no cure and vaccines in Ukraine.

This was reported on the website of the Sumy regional laboratory center. Laboratory studies confirmed the presence of this infection in rodents and ticks in the environment.

It is reported that vaccines against tularemia previously purchased in Russia.

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Tularemia – an acute infectious disease of animals and humans, affecting the lymphatic system, skin and spleen. The causative agent of tularemia — tularemia Bacillus. The main source of infection for humans — rodents (muskrats, rats, mice, gophers, rabbits). Quite often infected, hunters, farmers, loggers, fur, butchers — after contact with infected animals, carcasses at processing.

“The causative agent of tularemia is characterized by high resistance to environmental influences, especially at low temperatures and high humidity. In grain and straw at temperatures below 00C, the bacteria remain viable for up to 6 months, and at a temperature of 20-300C up to 20 days. In frozen meat, the pathogen can persist up to 3 months for a long time preserved in chilled milk, and cream” — added to the SES.

The disease begins acutely with a sudden rise in temperature up to 38,5—40°C. sudden headache, dizziness, pain in the muscles of the legs, back and lumbar region, loss of appetite. In severe cases may be vomiting, nosebleeds. In the mucosa of the oral cavity appear point hemorrhage.


As reported by OBOZREVATEL, in Kherson recorded four cases of infection with rare species of parasites, the length of which ranged from 10 to 17 cm.

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