Hungary to supply 8,000 measles vaccines to Zakarpattia region
Hungary will provide Zakarpattia region with 8,000 measles vaccines, the press service of Zakarpattia Regional State Administration has reported, with reference to regional governor Hennadiy Moskal.
The batch of vaccines will be delivered as humanitarian aid on January 26.
At the same time, the regional state administration noted that vaccines that were distributed to Zakarpattia region from other regions had not yet been received.
Zakarpattia region is one of the regions where the greatest number of cases of measles was recorded. As of January 25, 406 people became ill, and 319 of them are children under the age of 17.
On January 23, the winner of the competition for the post of general director of the Public Health Center of the Ukrainian Health Ministry, Volodymyr Kurpita, said that about 10,000 doses of measles vaccines would be transferred to Zakarpattia region in the near future.