MGIMO students transferred to distance learning due to measles - Kommersant

MGIMO students transferred to distance learning due to measles - Kommersant

All students of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) have been transferred to distance learning until June 13 due to the discovery of a case of measles, press secretary of the institute Victoria Kalashnikova told Kommersant. She clarified that at the moment only one student has been diagnosed with the disease.

“Yes, that’s right, until June 13, all students have been transferred to distance learning. We have one girl in total,” the spokeswoman said. She added that the educational process will not be suspended for a single day.

Rospotrebnadzor sent an order to the institute to transfer unvaccinated students and those who did not have measles to distance learning, as well as to carry out anti-epidemic measures in the educational building on Vernadsky Avenue, 76. At the same time, the management of MGIMO can independently decide on the introduction of restrictions in a larger volume.

Earlier today, May 25, the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova announced the stabilization of the situation with the incidence of measles. According to her, the number of cases of infection registered in Russia has halved. “The clean-up immunization and the activity of the regions in counteracting measles have an effect. Of course, this causes us satisfaction and is highly commendable,” she added.

By mid-April, cases of measles infection were detected in 44 regions. Rospotrebnadzor argued that local foci of the disease can be stopped and there is no need for systemic restrictions. In the same month due to cases of illness on distance learning translated students of the Russian State University of Oil and Gas. I. M. Gubkin and one of the buildings of the Russian Technological University.

In May, they transferred to a remote location at Moscow State University faculties computational mathematics and cybernetics, space research and teacher education, last week - Shuvalov Corps Moscow State University.

On the development of the situation - in the publication "Kommersant" "Conquering Measles".

Milena Kostereva

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