Ukraine has named the reason of a poisoning of schoolboys in the river

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Mass poisoning of schoolchildren in the river (former Dnepropetrovsk) occurred due to poor quality of drinking water, said Wednesday the press service of Rospotrebsoyuz in the Dnipropetrovsk region.

Last week, local authorities reported that in the river 16 students were in the hospital, and in a condition of average weight are in the infectious disease inpatient hospitals. On Monday, local authorities reported that the number of affected children increased to 38.

«The main reason is drinking water. The problem is in the networking. Improperly connected water heaters. We went to the cross flow of water. And the dirt that had accumulated in the boilers, and the water there stagnant, went to the network», — quotes the press service of the Agency UNN.

As noted, the diagnosis of «acute intestinal infection» in patients was confirmed.

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