Photo: tourprom.ru In Antalya begging you not to go

The Russians are asked not to travel to Turkey because of the Coxsackie virus.

Rospotrebnadzor called conditions in the Bay area from the Turkish town of Alanya in Antalya province unsafe for tourists. The document was sent to the Federal tourism Agency, RIA Novosti reported citing the health Department.

Earlier media reported about the epidemic of Coxsackie virus on the Turkish coast, where travelers allegedly fleeing local resorts. After this, the CPS has opened a hotline for contracted the infection.

The Department also stated that it has asked the Turkish authorities for information about the epidemiological situation in the country, but as yet no reply received.

Subsequently, the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR), however, called the situation a “flash” of the Coxsackie virus in Turkey is nothing more than rumors . According to the organization, travelers infected annually with this virus during the peak holiday season. This year also there are sporadic cases, but they are not widespread, said in ATOR.

Earlier, the Ukrainian media reported that in Turkey family is from Ukraine contracted the virus.

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