The public is excited the doctor’s statement about benefits of tick bites.
On the eve of the honored doctor of Russia Natalia Tolokonsky made a statement that stirred the public. On his page in the social network, she stated that the tick bites are useful.
Tolokonsky wrote that with tick bites “, extensive painful natural immunization to all tick-borne infections”. That is why, according to the doctor, the inhabitants of Siberia are more resistant to diseases from tick bites. Also the doctor said that the immunoglobulin is “outdated way of prevention”, but a real tick bite raises immunity and protects from serious consequences, “even if you have been ill the usual febrile form of tick-borne encephalitis”.
Post Tolokonsky, which among other things is the wife of the former head of the Krasnoyarsk territory, caused a heated discussion. All this has led to the fact that it had to intervene Rospotrebnadzor experts and even former chief sanitary doctor of the Russian Federation, and nowadays the Deputy Gennady Onishchenko.
So, in the Management of the CPS denied the statement Tolokonsky. The Department stated that immunity to portable mites infections after the bite is not produced. Moreover, diseases caused by a tick bite, you can recover again, so that the immune protection is not effective. Thus, it is not necessary to follow advice similar to that given Tolokonsky.
With regard to Onishchenko, he said that the practice of increasing immunity by tick bites – it is irresponsible and immoral.
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