Ukrainian Health Ministry unable to buy vaccines for three years
"Today there is no strict quality control of products. Typically, when suppliers bring fish to stores, they have one certificate for different types of fish. And stores also do not pay much attention to documents. They checked that it looks normal and there is no smell, signed the papers and took the goods," he said.
"In fact, this is not the first case of poisoning by botulism in Ukrainian stores. This has happened and will happen, because we do not have a system of responsibility and programs for infectious safety. For three years we have been demanding that the Ministry of Health provides a supply of whey against botulism. But it has not yet been ordered. And yet this poison is the most toxic on the planet: one gram of botulinum toxin can kill a million people," says Serdyuk.