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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Ukraine : Sanitary And Epidemiological Station Confirms Another Case Of Cholera In Mariupol, Donetsk Region

Article from Ukranian News :

" The State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service has confirmed a case of cholera in Mariupol, Donetsk region, which was registered on June 7.

This is stated by the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

Thus, as of 7:00 a.m., June 8, the infectious department of the city hospital No.4 has confirmed 15 cases of cholera.

The course of the disease is of moderate severity.

Specialists of the city Sanitary and epidemiological station department perform complex of sanitary-hygienic and anti-epidemic measures and identify patients with acute intestinal infections and stomach upset.

As Ukrainian News earlier reported, the first 3 persons who become ill with cholera in Mariupol, on May 29 were hospitalized, and later cholera has been confirmed in 10 people.

On June 6, the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service reported that the treatment continues with 16 people, two of which were carriers of the pathogen without symptoms.

According to preliminary conclusions, the disease contracted via occurrence of seawater in human body or eating fish from the Sea of Azov."

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