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  • Anthrax suspected in Kyrgyzstan

    https://24.kg/english/162247__Eight_...d_in_Osh_city/

    Eight people with suspected anthrax hospitalized in Osh city



    Eight people have been hospitalized in the Osh Interregional Combined Hospital with suspected anthrax (carbuncular form). Press center of the Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan reported with reference to the Republican Center for Quarantinable and Especially Dangerous Infections.

    The ministry noted that the diagnosis of one patient has been confirmed by laboratory. «All of them receive appropriate treatment and are under medical supervision. The condition of the patients is satisfactory,» the Ministry of Health said.
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    “The only security we have is our ability to adapt."

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    https://24.kg/english/162515_Toguz-B...hrax_outbreak/

    Quarantine has been introduced in Toguz-Bulak village, Kara-Suu district of Osh region of Kyrgyzstan, where cases of anthrax infection were registered. Administration of the village informed 24.kg news agency.

    Earlier, eight people were hospitalized with suspected anthrax. As of today, nine people are being treated.



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    According to the officials, Toguz-Bulak will be quarantined until August 25. Residents are prohibited from bringing and taking any kind of livestock out of the village, as well as from slaughtering it.



    Epidemiological investigation found out that nine people participated in slaughtering and cutting the carcass of the animal. The meat was distributed among residents of Taldyk, Toguz-Bulak, Kyzyl-Bairak and Besh-Moinok villages. A total of 285 contact persons were identified. They take antibiotics and are under medical supervision.

    All cattle in the village have been vaccinated.
    “The only security we have is our ability to adapt."

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