Ukraine's Armed Forces have implemented a comprehensive system of preventive measures against acute respiratory viral infections (ARVI), including those caused by Chinese coronavirus, COVID-19. The press office of Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported that on March 4.
"As of the beginning of March 2020, we conduct constant monitoring of infectious diseases among the staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces", reads the message.
All medical centers and hospitals held classes on the functioning of hospitals in conditions of the strict anti-epidemic regime, which emerges when a patient with suspected coronavirus is detected.
Thus, the staff is regularly screened for infectious diseases, the medical workers refill their supplies (including medications and means of personal protection). Besides, the Defense Ministry ordered special transport for moving those with suspected coronavirus and defined certain observation areas - in case of the massive inflow of servicemen who contacted the infected citizens.