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Students hospitalised with infectious pneumonia

By The Siberian Times reporter
30 November 2013

School closed after outbreak in village in Krasnoyarsk region.

Children of Yermakovskoye village at 'Yenisei Express' exhibition. Picture: Yermakovskoye village administration 

Ten students from the school have been hospitalised, with the school closed to stop the infection spreading. The lives of the pupils in not in danger, said health protection watchdog Rospotrebnadzor. 

The school in Yermakovskoye, around 515km south of regional capital Krasnoyarsk,  has been closed until 4 December.

No new cases have been reported, said a report by RIA Novosti.

The ages of the students struck down with infectious pneumonia was not given.

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