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Experts assert: the peak of the epidemic of hepatitis in the Tver region passed

June 11 2005

Tver region. Number of cases of hepatitis A has been steadily increasing. At the moment, victims of the virus were more than 460 people. Of these, 117 - children.

In Rzhev began an extraordinary meeting of the Epidemic Commission, under the leadership of Governor Dmitry Zelenin.

However, experts believe that the peak of the epidemic outbreak of hepatitis A in the Tver region has passed, said the radio station Ekho Moskvy, chairman of the regional anti-epidemic commission, deputy governor of Tver Region Olga Pishchulina.

In the field of vaccination, not only of people exposed to sick workers and preschool institutions, schools, doctors, catering workers, water treatment plant, dairy, said Pishchulina. "The problem with vaccines to date have not," - she said.

Pishchulina also stressed that appeared in some media about the dead is not true. The condition of patients is safe, she added, reports RIA Novosti.

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