An outbreak of an infectious disease occurred in a kindergarten in Volgograd, the city department of education began checking, reports on Saturday, March 20, v1.ru.
Symptoms similar to rotavirus or enterovirus infection appeared in eight children in group No. 3 of kindergarten No. 372 in Traktorozavodsky district. It is noted that there were 142 children in the kindergarten on Friday and all the pupils ate the same dishes from the catering unit.
“The fact that the symptomatology manifested itself only in children in contact with each other gives grounds for singling out as the main version associated with an infectious disease,” the mayor’s office said.
The final conclusion will be made after verification.
Earlier, on March 12, it was reported that investigators opened a criminal case on the fact of mass infection of E. coli in kindergarten pupils in the village of Shakhtersk in the Sakhalin Region.
According to the department, the outbreak of infection arose due to violations by kindergarten workers.