In Ukraine since the beginning of the year was 90 cases of botulism

В Украине с начала года зарегистрировано 90 случаев ботулизма

Doctors can’t always save patients with botulism

In the country there are medications to treat 22 people.

In Ukraine since the beginning of 2017, nine people died as a result of botulism, total registered 90 cases of the disease. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of health.

“As of July 18, 2017 in Ukraine recorded 81 cases of botulism, ill 90 people, 9 of whom died”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that eight of the nine deaths was ill due to consumption of dried fish, four industrial production.

The health Ministry also said that in Ukraine there are 22 treatment – canadian antitoxin provided by the United Nations development Programme. Three courses have been used to rescue patients in Kirovohrad, Khmelnytskyi and Ivano-Frankivsk regions.

The remaining drugs will suffice to treat 22 people. This is a quality serum in the world.

As reported Корреспондент.netin Ukraine three years there was serum from the botulism. However, only in 2016 botulism has infected 115 of Ukrainians, nine of whom died.

In the Kirovograd area the woman died of botulism