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Third case of diphtheria registered in Ukraine

Ukrainians are advised to get shots.

Third case of diphtheria registered in Ukraine
Photo: Serhiy Nuzhnenko

The third case of diphtheria this year has been registered in Ukraine.

According to the Health Ministry, a 15-year-old teenager in Kyiv Region was diagnosed with the infection. He was taken to the Boyarka children's hospital in stable condition.

The previous case was registered in Rubizhne, Luhansk Region.

The Health Ministry is calling on Ukrainians to undergo vaccination.

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