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Diphtheria maintains grip in former Soviet Union:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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In 1995 there were more than 50,000 cases of diphtheria and 1,500 people died from the disease in the former Soviet Union. Details emerged during a conference organised by the World Health Organisation in Berlin this month. The event was set up to review progress of a programme to improve prevention of diphtheria in eastern Europe. The drive has focused on early diagnosis, swift treatment and an immunisation campaign. A clear decline in the disease was recorded in the Baltic states, Moldavia and Azerbaijan, while numbers rose in the Ukraine and central Asia.

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