“We can say that it will definitely be. And this is reality, and we must tell the truth. Now it has already been recorded, in particular, in neighboring countries, this is the Czech Republic, Poland, Romania. And therefore it is clear that eventually it will appear and in Ukraine - like British strain or the South African one,” the head of the Ministry of Health said.
He noted that this type of Covid-19 is more severe and rather aggressive. It affects the young population.
"The Indian strain is quite severe, it is quite aggressive, more contagious, a rather complex clinical picture with damage to various organs, including the stomach, kidneys. Strong intoxication, and this strain affects the young population, which is very unpleasant," the minister said.
Earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky signed a decree on the provision of humanitarian aid to India. The President signed the corresponding decree No. 186/2021 on Friday, May 7.