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    Political and medical situation seems to be very difficult in Belarus.

    Apparently hardly or no Tamiflu available?

    Source is the well known democratic opposition movement: "Charter 97"




    Franak Vyachorka hospitalized: A military unit epidemic


    Young activist took the ambulance to the infectious department of Mozyr city hospital.

    According to Radio Svoboda, the Franak Vyachorka fever. Doctors diagnosed with acute respiratory viral infection.

    However Viachorka in hospital were more than two dozen soldiers. Vyachorka said that one soldier, when he coughs, his mouth is pink slime. This is similar to the symptoms of pneumonia.

    Franak Vyachorka said that the soldiers give paracetamol, inject antibiotics and put a dropper. Youth activist claims that were not taken necessary measures to prevent the epidemic in a military unit.

    Recall that against youth activists in Belarus recently The so-called "political call.

    Activist "the BPF Zmitser Zhaleznichenka was the first young activists who are forcibly drafted into the army on Jan. 25, 2008. Oppositionist was twice expelled from the Gomel State University them. Skaryna. During the study showed good and do not miss classes without good reason. The first allocation in September 2007, the democratic activist appealed in court on Jan. 16 and has made the restoration of the university, but four days later was re-certified and sent to the army.

    In January 2009, a similar situation was repeated with the activists of Young Front Ivan Shyla and Fedaruk, as well as the leader of the BPF "Franak Vyachorka. Young activists were sent to the army, despite medical contraindications.

    And in September 2009 the army has been forcibly called an activist of the Young Front "Eugene Skrabets. He was found fit for military service, despite the serious illness of the back. September 22 it became known that the army also forcibly sent to the activist of Young Front "Andrew Tsianiuta. Physicians recognized Andrei Tsianiuta unfit for military service because of flat feet and scoliosis of 2 degrees. However, military authorities rerouted the young activist to a new survey, and in early September, the regional clinical hospital he lowered the degree of scoliosis.

    http://www.charter97.org/ru/news/2009/12/4/24278/


    Franak Vyachorka: "In the hospital took almost the entire battalion"

    Forcibly conscripted youth activist argues that for a few days of flu virus has spread to all the soldiers of his battalion.

    Franak Vyachorka, who is in the infectious disease ward of Mozyr hospital, told Radio Svaboda about his health. December 2 youth activist took the ambulance to the infectious department Mozyr city hospital. However Viachorka in hospital were more than two dozen soldiers.

    "The temperature jumps, and cough does not pass. They took almost the entire battalion. There was literally a few soldiers. Virus for several days has spread to all "- says a young activist.

    According Franak Vyachorka, the majority of affected soldiers temperature decreases, but the cough does not pass. In this case the doctors argue that this is normal ARI.

    "All are treated with antibiotics: inject into a vein and give the pills - tells Franak Vyachorka. - When I asked why antibiotics if a viral infection, I was told that there were no complications. In Mozyr fairly high rate of bilateral pneumonia, which was caused by swine flu. The doctor said that we do not swine flu. "

    Young activist said that, after several soldiers became ill in a military unit, they were not even isolated.

    "In the autumn of swine flu at first to us, the soldiers be vaccinated. But now, when several people fell ill, our medical assistant took no steps to isolate them, saying that it is the common cold. As a result, the virus spreads to other soldiers and eventually all fell ill with the infection, "- says a young activist.

    Recall that Franak Vyachorka was illegally conscripted into the army. Against youth activists in Belarus recently The so-called "political call. Young activists were sent to the army, despite medical contraindications.

    http://www.charter97.org/ru/news/2009/12/4/24278/
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