Cholera detected in a clothing factory for the Russian army

In the Tambov region, two Indian citizens with suspected cholera who worked at a clothing factory for the Russian army were hospitalized, Baza writes.

Firstly the causative agent of the infection was identified in 20-year-old Mohammad M. The employee was admitted to a specialized medical facility on July 17. IN Rospotrebnadzor reported that the patient’s condition is assessed as satisfactory.

On Thursday, July 20, a second Indian, 23-year-old Alam N, was hospitalized. They have only been in Russia for a week. Both patients worked in the same enterprise and lived in a hostel. for labor migrants, located in the Rasskazovsky district. Anti-epidemic activities, medical examinations and tests are carried out there. The circle of contacts of the sick is clarified.

A total of 6 people were hospitalized: two who tested positive are in separate containers under droppers. Four more had symptoms of the disease in the form of dry tongue and abdominal pain and were placed temporarily in an isolated maternity ward.

Rospotrebnadzor specialists also check the passengers of the plane on which the wounded Indians flew to Moscow from Delhi on July 13.

Cholera is an acute diarrheal infection. Her pathogen can get into the body with contaminated food or water. bactors affect the intestinal mucosa, disrupting the work of the digestive tract. Left untreated, the disease can lead to dehydration, seizures, and death within hours.

In early July, Vibrio cholerae was found in the Temernik River in Rostov-on-Don. Rospotrebnadzor called it a “typical” situation for this time of year. Nevertheless, the agency restricted swimming, fishing and household water use in the Temernik River, Rostov Sea and North Lagoon.

The risk of contracting cholera in the south of Russia increased after the dam at the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station exploded. In June, the detection of cholera-like vibrations in water was reported in the Mykolaiv region of Ukraine.


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