Russia's Voronezh Region (a region to the southeast of Moscow) is facing a hemorrhagic fever epidemic. As many as seventy people, including seven children under 14, have been hospitalized here with symptoms of hemorrhagic fever, report regional health officials. Forty-two of the patients have already had their preliminary diagnosis confirmed. However, the epidemic focus has been almost contained by now, says Mikhail Chubirko, Chief Doctor of the Voronezh Region.
For the time being, one needs to finish the construction of the section that is 100 kilometres long. On October 17, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in an interview with RND that the project would be completed