Doctors report 41 cases of infectious hepatitis in school in Chernihiv

Source : 112 Ukraine

The disease struck both children and adults
10:16, 11 December 2019

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41 cases of infectious hepatitis are being observed in the same school in Chernihiv, northern Ukraine. The illness struck dozens of school students and adults at school No.7. Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported that on Wednesday morning.

As of December 10, 30 children and 11 adults felt sick. 39 of the 41 affected by the hepatitis were taken to the hospital.

"The sick ones were diagnosed with "viral hepatitis of a moderate degree", which was confirmed by the lab tests. 35 patients had their diagnosis confirmed by immunological test results.

Related: Hepatitis outbreak in Mykolaiv: 55 people hospitalized, 47 with confirmed diagnosis

The lab centre controls the situation, and the anti-epidemic measures are being implemented. 

Related: 15 schoolchildren hospitalized with suspicion on hepatitis A in Chernihiv

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