Strains of plague were isolated from great gerbils and other rodents caught in 12 kilometers from the town.
The managers of the complex “Baikonur” is recommended to do a preventive pest control areas and the vaccination of employees in connection with the discovery of plague in rodents in close proximity to the spaceport. On Friday, June 30, reported the press service of Committee of public health of the Ministry of health of Kazakhstan.
Strains of plague were isolated from great gerbils and other rodents caught in 12 kilometers from the town. On the spread of infection to inform the leadership of the spaceport, which proposed sanitary measures to protect the health of workers. The company is currently processing an area of four square kilometers.
The epizootic was able to identify in epidemiological monitoring of five districts of Kyzylorda region and Ulytau district of Karaganda region. Cases of plague among domestic animals and the population is not registered. According to representatives of the Committee, the situation is normal, since the same epizootic diseases are identified annually.
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