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Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Gennady Onishchenko predicts a surge in infectious diseases in the flood zone

CrimeaPRESS reports:

Another look at the situation with flooding Kherson region due to the destruction of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power station. This time about the risks associated with the health of citizens of Russia and Ukraine.

In the territories that were flooded due to the Ukrainian sabotage at the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station, there is a very high risk of the spread of cholera and hepatitis. About it in an interview life said the former chief sanitary doctor of Russia, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, professor, doctor of medical sciences Gennady Onishchenko.

There is a huge anthropogenic load, this is the last, consider, the power plant, which is on the Dnieper, and the state of water causes concern in the conditions of the lawlessness that is happening in Ukraine with the economy, with water usehe explained.

Russia is now doing everything possible to reduce the risks in the flood zone: people are being evacuated, TAPs are being created, water samples are being taken… But Ukraine… The flood zone in the territory controlled by Kiev can become a huge source of infection.

If diseases start there, it will be difficult to keep them. The risk is very high. We will now connect the Ministry of Emergency Situations, and put up tents, and we will carry water, but they will not do this there. It is obvious. They don’t care about people! They need to steal the money that they give, they need to trade in weapons in order to cash in on blood, I mean that criminal clique that today leads from KyivOnishchenko emphasized.

Thus, the «phenomenon» of cholera and hepatitis in the Kherson region … is very likely.

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REFERENCE: cholera is an acute infection caused by bacteria Vibrio cholerae. Most people become infected when they drink contaminated water. Researchers estimate that between 1.3 and 4 million people fall ill with cholera every year in the world. Mortality ranges from 21 thousand to 143 thousand cases. In addition, hepatitis A and E viruses are transmitted through contaminated water. This disease is highly contagious and affects the liver.

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