Serious problem during the summer period in the territory of Ukraine are stings of poisonous spiders - каракуртов. The period in which the peak of activity of poisonous insects is observed falls on July - September. In the Nikolaev area from stings каракуртов already suffered four people. About it reports the GU Ministry of Emergency Situations central processing unit of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area.
The last, fourth case of a sting was recorded on August 2 in the territory of a private household in Ship the area. Karakurt bit the woman in area of the left forearm during kitchen garden cleaning. The victim is hospitalized in resuscitation unit of Zhovtnevy central regional hospital.
Since 1995 in the territory of the Nikolaev area more than hundred cases of stings of poisonous spiders, from them four with a lethal outcome were recorded. The maximum quantity of the bitten was recorded in 2001 - 15 people.
The Ministry of Emergency Situations warns! Be careful during the work and rest on the earth. Try to protect clothes open sites of a body to avoid a sting of a poisonous insect.
As urgent measures it is recommended прижечь a sting place by a cigarette or a match and immediately to ask for the qualified help in medical institution.