Mass immunization against polio began in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic, to instill the expected 120 thousand children, said on Thursday reporters the head of the Ministry of healthcare of the DPR Victor Cuckboy.
"9 November and began touring polio immunization. For three days more than 23 thousand children were immunized, failure is 45 children. Total expected to vaccinate 120 million children, " said He.
According to the Minister, a report on the immunization taken in connection With the registration of cases of children with polio in the Western Ukraine." in our conditions, taking into account the obtained data that up to 40% of children do not have immunity or is He extremely low, making such a decision, " explained Cuckboy.
He added that the necessary amount of vaccine provided with the DPR." We were provided with on the first round, today came the convoy, and at 100% We are secured by a vaccine. We have two types of vaccines. All the certificates have the vaccine, vaccination will take place without complications ", - said the head of the Ministry.
at rallies in early April last year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum the Republic declared its sovereignty, put together their own authorities. 2 November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of parliaments.
Kiev DND and LNR not recognize. The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the republics. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people.