On the eve, a man ate homemade canned pork. It was severe acute disease and the state of the patient deteriorated after serum infusion and three surgeries. A man died on December 30, 2019.
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, the immunity shots against diphtheria were taken to Uzhhorod from adjacent regions as 15 students got sick with this disease.
Earlier we reported that the number of Ukrainians suffering from acute respiratory viral infections has increased by more than 20,000 people compared to the previous month.