Ukraine Declares Martial Law
Following Pneumonic Plague Outbreak
The Ukranian President Victor Yushchenko declared martial law yesterday
and announced the National Security and Defense Council will become
the supreme ruling authority following the rise of a new pneumonic
Anyone that fails to comply with the NSDC will result in application
to the law enforcement authorities, the president also said I
instruct the Government and the Ministry of Health to immediately
start preventive and promotional work in areas where there is
no epidemic, targeting primarily the special risk groups,
Mandatory Vaccinations Imminent
The Ukrainian Health Minister Wasilij Knaizevicz also said the
country's top prosecutor should open criminal proceedings against
anyone opposing the implementation of mass flu vaccination campaigns.
I demand the Government to immediately cancel the existing
order of registration of medical supplies, including vaccines.
It is generally known that the only way to prevent any
infection is vaccination, the address reads, As the
President I ask you, dear fellow citizens, to reconsider your
attitude to vaccination and do it if necessary, but only, I emphasize
it only after consultation with the doctor.
this may lead to the emergence of an even more aggressive
The WHO however said that the strain of h1n1 in Ukraine seems
no different than the normal swine flu break out elsewhere.
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