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COVID-19: Foresight for the capital

On April 9 scientists of the World Data Centre for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development, which work in the structure of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute under the aegis of the International Science Council, published the results of the express research on the spread of coronavirus disease in Kyiv.

The history of epidemics: review

This is not the first time Ukraine has experienced terrible epidemics. From time to time they affected our territory and left detrimental consequences in the past.

Prevention of intestinal infections

In a warm season, the risk of spread of acute intestinal infections can increase, which can lead to serious complications. Typically, intestinal infections are caused by bacteria or viruses that enter the human body with contaminated food or water.

The flu: what to do if you get sick?

Influenza (also known as flu) is a highly contagious virus disease that can lead to hard complications or death. The flu is more dangerous than any other acute respiratory viral infections (A.R.V.I.), but it has similar symptoms with them.

The Flu - this is serious!

Is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus. Usually, the virus is spread through the air from coughs or sneezes, through talks, and while shaking hands, kissing, through objects used by the patient ( handkerchief, towel, dishes, etc.).

Carefully: tuberculosis!

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that is caused by mycobacteria of tuberculosis.  It is accepted to consider that this is illness of lungs, but in fact, practically all organs of man can be struck by tuberculosis.

HIV – the plague of the 20th century

Ukraine belongs the first place on rates of distribution HIV infection in Central and Eastern Europe.

HIV - is the human immunodeficiency virus. Entering in the body and multiplying in it, the virus destroys the immune system, which is responsible for fighting infections.

Quit smoking!!!

Everyone knows about the harm caused by smoking. The fact that smoking kills is shown on warning labels on every pack of cigarettes.