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Ukraine: Updates on the Flu Epidemic

Last weeks’ posts on the flu epidemic: Tetyana Vysotska of What's up, Ukraine? falls ill (doctor tells her it's “impossible to have a test on whether it may be a swine flu”) and recovers; Foreign Notes writes that “there is no reason to expect the medical profession in [Ukraine] to be any less corrupt or uphold ethical standards better than other members of Ukrainian society”; MoldovAnn hopes the quarantine does end on Nov. 22 as scheduled; Ukrainiana reports on flu-related “roadshows” of Victor Yanukovych and Yulia Tymoshenko; Greetings from Kyiv writes on day 11 and day 16 of the epidemic; Chernobyl and Eastern Europe reports that medical certificates and masks are now required for Chernobyl trips.

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