Infectious diseases related to earthquakes


  • V.I. Trykhlib Ukrainian Military Medical Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • V.P. Maidaniuk Odessa National Medical University, Odesa, Ukraine
  • S.O. Nevmerzhytskyi Ukrainian Military Medical Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine



infectious diseases, earthquakes, review


The article deals with a review of literature on infectious diseases, increased incidence of which was associated with earthquakes.


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How to Cite

Trykhlib, V., Maidaniuk, V., & Nevmerzhytskyi, S. (2021). Infectious diseases related to earthquakes. ACTUAL INFECTOLOGY, 6(4), 168–171.




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