Diphtheria acquired by U.S. citizens in the Russian Federation and Ukraine--1994.

@article{1995DiphtheriaAB,
  title={Diphtheria acquired by U.S. citizens in the Russian Federation and Ukraine--1994.},
  author={},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={1995},
  volume={44 12},
  pages={237, 243-4}
}
  • Published 1995 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Epidemic diphtheria has reemerged in 14 of the 15 New Independent States (NIS) of the former Soviet Union (1); during 1994, a provisional total of 47,802 cases and 1746 deaths from diphtheria were reported throughout the NIS. This report describes one confirmed and one probable case of diphtheria acquired in countries where the disease is epidemic (Russian Federation and Ukraine) by U.S. citizens during November and December 1994. 

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