Epidemic Situation in Ukraine Related to the Quality of Drinking Water
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Rudenko, I. (2016). Epidemic Situation in Ukraine Related to the Quality of Drinking Water. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 8(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6574

Abstract

70 outbreaks of severe enteric infections were registered among the population in 19 administrative territories in Ukraine over the past 17 years. The source of infection was poor-quality water. A total of 8265 people acquired an infection, 4140 of them were children. Most outbreaks were related to the piped water contaminated by rotaviruses, as a result of emergencies in the water supply and sanitation systems.

https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6574
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