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").
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.