On May 15, 186 people with nausea, vomiting, headache and fever, feeling malaise and weakness went to Shahrihan regional medical association department of the Andijan region.
According to the Ministry of Health, the condition of four people who addressed the hospital was assessed as average. They were placed in the intensive care unit of the regional medical association. After necessary measures were taken, their condition improved, they were moved to the general department on the same day. Other patients did not have any serious problems; they were provided with medical assistance in common wards. As of May 17, there were 33 patients in the hospital, all under the supervision of doctors. Experts assess the condition of citizens as stabilizing.
In a conversation with specialists, patients linked deterioration of health with consumption of milling ice cream on May 14 at Maks cafe located along Amir Temur Street in Shahrihan district center.
As it turned out, without the appropriate permits individual entrepreneur Jahongirmirzo Bultirboev organized a shop to prepare a mixture for ice cream in his own house No. 29, Teshaboy Mirzaev Street, citizens’ gathering of Farobiy mahalla in Andijan city. During preparation of the product, he did not follow sanitation standards. In addition, finished products were delivered in plastic dishes, which were not intended for food, from his house to the cafe, where it was sold.
No conditions were created for washing and decontaminating the dishes for temporary storage of the frozen mix and the premises of the four milling units and their parts, disinfection means were not used.
The entrepreneur did not have the documents guaranteeing safety of the frozen mix; raw materials with unknown manufacturing date and expiry date were used in the production. Four workers of the cafe did not undergo a medical examination according to established order.
In order to study epidemic situation there and provide comprehensive practical assistance to patients and experts, Deputy Minister of Health, Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Republic of Uzbekistan S. Saydaliev, director of the Research Institute of Virology E. Musabaev, director of the Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology, Microbiology and Communicable Diseases A. Abdushukurov and a number of leading specialists of the Ministry of Health went to Shahrihan district of Andijan region.
Currently, epidemiological situation in Shahrihan district of Andijan region is under the special control of the Ministry of Health.
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