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Rates of tuberculosis are rising in Ukraine as a direct consequence of the Maidan revolution and the country’s economic crisis.

Summary of Disinformation

Rates of tuberculosis are rising in Ukraine as a direct consequence of the Maidan revolution and the country’s economic crisis.

Disproof

The Ukrainian Health Ministry announced that while tuberculosis continues to be a health problem in Ukraine, overall the rate of TB decreased by 4.3% in 2016 bit.ly/2nR3wA7, . Director of the Health Ministry’s Tuberculosis Control Center Yana Terleyeva dismissed the claim that Ukraine has a TB epidemic as groundless, rates of infection peaked in Ukraine in 2005 and have been declining ever since, she said in an interview. Further debunking at Stopfake.org bit.ly/2osls56, .

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Reported in: Issue 65
Date: 24.03.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: Economic difficulties, Euromaidan
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Ukraina.ru
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