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Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 

Measles outbreak in Gazi Baba worries officials

Measles outbreak in Gazi Baba worries officials

Skopje, 23 September 2017 (MIA) - A partial measles epidemic was declared in the Gazi Baba area of Skopje by the Committee on Infectious Diseases, after five children were admitted with complications from measles.

The children, from the areas of Gazi Baba and Kondovo, are in stable general condition. Zvonko Milenkovic from the Clinic for Infectious Diseases said that the reason for the cases is due to gaps in vaccination. All who were in contact with the children, especially in the area of a dump near the large wholesale Kvantashki market in Gazi Baba, are being vaccinated and detected gaps in the vaccination of persons between 6 months and 60 years of age are being looked into.cc/16:28

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