The participants of the tournament “What? Where? When?” in Udmurtia was infected with norovirus

The participants of the tournament “What? Where? When?” in Udmurtia was infected with norovirus

UFA, may 3 — RIA Novosti, Ramil Salikhov. The results of laboratory studies of norovirus infection was found at cooks children’s camp in Udmurtia, where the day before there was a mass disease among children — participants of the tournament on intellectual game “What? Where? When?” told RIA Novosti the representative of the Republican Department of Rospotrebnadzor.

In the night of Tuesday in the children’s camp “Druzhba” in Udmurtia, where he held the school championship of Russia “What? Where? When?” there was a mass disease of the participants. According to the latest data of the Republican clinical infectious diseases hospital in Izhevsk was hospitalized 83 people, 11 of whom are adults and the rest teenagers 14-18 years. Doctors diagnosed hospitalized rotavirus and norovirus infection. Investigators opened a criminal case.

“The results of laboratory studies conducted by the laboratory FBUZ “Center of hygiene and epidemiology in the Udmurt Republic”, established the presence of norovirus at the staff canteen, OOO DOL Druzhba, the environment, sick children”, — stated in the message of Rospotrebnadzor Udmurt.

Epidemiologists believe the disease spread through food and as a result of gross violations of sanitary legislation in the operation of the dining camp.

“Currently, epidemiologists continue sanitary measures in the institution, as well as participate in the organization of medical-sanitary support of export of children from the camp”, — said the Agency representative of the Department.

According to the health Ministry of Udmurtia, the affected children came to the region at all-Russian tournament “What? Where? When?” from Izhevsk, Perm, Krasnodar, Chelyabinsk, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Murmansk, Moscow, Pskov, Khanty-Mansiysk, Kaluga, Nizhny Novgorod, Lipetsk, Ivanovo, Nefteyugansk, Tyumen, Kaliningrad and Yaroslavl region.