Anthrax virus spreads in Tajikistan
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 17 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Anthrax virus is spreading over the northern regions of Tajikistan. Two more infected people were registered on July 16 in Bobojonghafur district of Tajik Sogdiysk region, Asia-Plus reported with the reference to deputy chief physician of the regional Sanitary-Epidemiological Service Nasibdzhon Ikromov.
According to Ikromov, the Center for Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision takes measures to prevent the spread of the infectious diseases in accordance with the approved action plan.
Meanwhile eight anthrax cases were detected within the country including four in Aini district, two in Panjakent district and two more in Bobojonghafur district, he said. One of the people infected with anthrax has died in infectious disease hospital.
According to Ikromov, 33 people in the Ayni district, as well as 28 people in Panjakent and 6 in Bobojonghafur districts had contact with the source of infection (the infected animal). All these people are under medical observation.