15 schoolchildren hospitalized with suspicion on hepatitis A in Chernihiv

At the moment, epidemic prevention measures are being carried out
12:41, 28 October 2019

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15 students with suspicion on hepatitis A are hospitalized, the press service of Ukraine’s State Emergency Service reports.

"15 students of the secondary school No. 7 in Chernihiv were hospitalized with suspection of hepatitis A at 7 a.m. on October 28," the press service of Ukraine’s State Emergency Service reports.

It is noted that at the moment a complex of epidemic prevention measures is being carried out.

In this fact, criminal proceedings were opened under Part 1 of Art. 325 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ("Violation of sanitary rules and norms regarding the prevention of infectious diseases and mass poisoning").

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As we reported earlier, 15 university students from Uzhgorod (western Ukraine) experienced symptoms of diphtheria. Earlier, the case of diphtheria of a schoolchild was confirmed in Kyiv. Another two cases were spotted in Uzhhorod.

Besides, last year hepatitis outbreak was spotted in Mykolaiv – 47 people were hospitalized with a confirmed diagnosis.

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