In Makeyevka 75 people went to doctors with symptoms of poisoning, said DNR

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Againpretty photobacteria in a residential building injured in the shelling of the Ukrainian security forces in the town of Makiyivka, Donetsk region. Archival photoIn Makeyevka 75 people went to doctors with symptoms of poisoning, said DNR© RIA Novosti / Sergey Againpretty the image Bank

More than 70 residents controlled self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s Republic Makeyevka addressed for medical aid with symptoms of poisoning, reported Thursday RIA Novosti press-service of Ministry of health of the DNI.

«As of September 27, sought medical help of 75 cases (with signs of poisoning – ed.) of the inhabitants of Makeyevka. Carried out anti-epidemic measures,» — said the press service of the Ministry of health of the Republic.

According to preliminary data, the cause of poisoning could be poor quality water.

«Conducted sampling of water for bacteriological and chemical analyses. Virological studies are conducted on the basis of the Republican center of sanitary and epidemiological surveillance», — said the Ministry of health.

The acting head of the DND Denis Putilin, in turn, said that on the given fact investigation is made.

«Held an emergency meeting in connection with cases of hospitalization of residents of Makiivka. According to preliminary data, the cause of poisoning – lack of disinfection of water. The investigation is ongoing. Currently, the situation normalized with chlorine, the water to meet acceptable performance», — wrote the President in his Telegram channel.

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