There is no reason to talk about the outbreak of serous meningitis in Lviv region, the Health Ministry press service informs.

According to data of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service department in Lviv region, since the beginning of July this year 42 patients (including three children aged 5, 6 and 8 years old, and 17 adolescents aged 15-17 years)  were registered with diagnosis "serous meningitis" or suspected of serous meningitis in different towns of Lviv region.

"According to preliminary results of the epidemiological investigation, the common factor of infection transmission was not found. All cases are isolated, unrelated, are recorded in five districts and the city (eight cases). None of sick children attended pre-school and recreational facilities. None of all cases confirmed in laboratory," the report says.

Epidemiological investigation continues, the situation is under control of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service of Ukraine.


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