No new cases of measles in the Republic of Macedonia have been registered during the last week (October 28 – November 3, 2017). As of 03.11.2017, a total of 19 cases of measles were reported in the Republic of Macedonia.
On September 25, 2017, CPH Skopje reported measles epidemic in the territory of the municipality of Gazi Baba-Kvantaska deponija.
The symptoms of the last reported case of measles occurred on September 24, 2017.
Vaccination with MRI vaccine continues to be carried out in accordance with the recommendations for enhanced activities for finding unregistered subject to MRI (for first and second dose), as well as for persons who have been missed or are not vaccinated or are incompletely vaccinated, and their vaccination according to the Calendar for immunization.
During the period from 25.09 to 03.11.2017, until 44 week, according to the recommended anti-epidemic measures for intensified vaccine activities with MRI vaccine, on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia. had been vaccinated a total of 14,137 people with MRI vaccine, of which 3,949 with the first dose, and 10,188 with a second dose among school children. During this period, 108 unregistered persons were also vaccinated, followed by 994 persons who missed the first dose vaccination and 342 persons who missed the second dose, were also vaccinated. Of the total number, 48.1% were vaccinated in the territory covered by the CPH Skopje