Measles cases soar in Poland: report
PR dla Zagranicy
Jan Bodnar, spokesperson for the Chief Sanitary Inspectorate (GIS), has said that measles cases in Poland grew fivefold in 2018 compared to the previous year.
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The National Institute of Hygiene (PZH) recorded 339 infections last year. In 2017, 63 such cases were reported.
Most of the people who suffered from the disease, 280 in total, came down with the illness in November and December.
Bodnar told the IAR news agency that new cases have already been reported since the beginning of the year.