Foreign Ministry advises Ukrainians to be careful in Malaysia

МИД рекомендует украинцам быть осторожными в Малайзии

Ukrainians are asked to be careful in Malaysia

The country recorded an outbreak of avian flu.

At the outbreak of the disease in the result of infection with avian influenza virus type H5N1 in several parts of the East coast of Malaysia Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine encourages citizens who plan to travel to Malaysia or are already in its territory, to refrain from trips to Kelantan.

In a press-service of the Ministry noted that the symptoms of bird flu in humans are fever, cough and General weakness, complications – viral pneumonia. The main difference from ordinary flu – a rapid progression of the disease, and even death.

To avoid being infected, avoid contact with home waterfowl and surfaces that could get droppings and other secretions of birds. One of the most effective methods of protection is the use of protective masks

In the event of an emergency, threat to life and health of the citizens of Ukraine is recommended to immediately contact the hotline of the Embassy of Ukraine in Malaysia: +60162614707 or on the clock “hotline” MFA of Ukraine: +38-044-238-16-57.

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We will remind, earlier the foreign Ministry recommended Ukrainians to refrain from trips to Egypt.