Crimean News
News of Crimea - The latest news of Crimea today. Events and incidents, economics and finance, sports, science, culture, resorts, society and politics in Crimea. Crimean news for the last day. Sevastopol News

In Crimea, the incidence of tuberculosis has decreased, as well as the death rate

CrimeaPRESS reports:

In the Republic of Crimea, in recent years, the incidence of tuberculosis has decreased by 50%, mortality from this disease has decreased by 41%. According to the chief freelance phthisiatrician of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Crimea, Lilia Mamotenko, to detect this disease, all adult citizens undergo an annual fluorographic examination. As part of the preventive measures of the month of anti-tuberculosis in the Crimea, field work of a mobile digital fluorographic complex is organized every year. Only 24 in March, more than 03 townspeople.

As the specialist notes, anyone can become infected with this disease. Citizens with reduced immunity and patients with any chronic diseases have an increased risk of the disease. In addition, susceptibility to tuberculosis is increased by factors such as frequent smoking and imprisonment. The source of tuberculosis infection can be both people and animals that release mycobacteria into the environment. Koch’s bacillus is able to maintain viability in the external environment for several months , — reported the press service of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Crimea.

В Крыму снизился уровень заболеваемости туберкулёзом, как и уровень смертности

Lilia Mamotenko notes that the main symptoms of tuberculosis are a prolonged cough (more than 2 weeks), weight loss, night sweats and fever in the evenings, pain when breathing or coughing. In case of such signs, it is imperative to consult a doctor.

Comments are closed.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy