The National Institute of Public Health of Kosovo has announced that the microbiological analysis of samples in the case of poisoning of residents in the Municipality of Deçan, have turned out negative.
According to the confirmation of NIPHK, based on the latest results, water is not a contaminant factor that has affected the poisoning of the inhabitants of Deçan. Infectious Diseases Specialist at Peja Hospital Halil Komoni says there is no room for panic with the poisoning situation in Deçan.
“The initial things speak of a natural disaster,” he said. It is a water epidemic, in all likelihood, but there is no room for panic, but there is room for help and solidarity. “, said Komoni.
Over 1000 citizens have been poisoned in Deçan for three days. The city is in a state of emergency, while from Saturday until today at the Family Medicine Center in Deçan have sought medical help over 1 thousand patients, while hundreds of them have the same symptoms of poisoning.