In the Donetsk region has increased the number of TB patients – the doctor

В Донецкой области выросло число больных туберкулезом - врач

In Donetsk region the incidence increased by 10%, said chief freelance phthisiologist of the Department of health Donetsk regional state administration.

In the Donetsk region, an increasing number of patients with tuberculosis. About this on air of the TV channel UA: DONBAS, said chief freelance phthisiologist of the Department of health Donetsk regional state administration Natalia Klimenko, writes the New time on Saturday, October 6.

According to Klimenko, from-for military operations on Donbass the number of cases of tuberculosis is growing. So, for 6 months of 2018, the growth in the incidence of Donetsk oblast Luhansk walked only.

It is also reported that in comparison with the previous year during this period, in the Donetsk region the incidence increased by 10%.

“The current regional center in Donetsk region, Kramatorsk, has always been considered prosperous in the incidence of town, but considering the chronic stress of conflict in the Donbass, these indicators are deteriorating,” – said Klimenko.

The highest number of cases recorded in Mariupol and dobropillia. It is connected including with the migration factor, which was amplified by the hostilities in the Donbas.

We will remind, about the threat of a tuberculosis outbreak in the Donbass warned the special representative of the US state Department, Kurt Volker.

As of September, Ukraine is among the five countries with the highest number of registered cases of tuberculosis with expanded resistance.


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