Inhabitant of Vapnyarka of Tomashpolskyi region of the Vinnytsa Oblast infected with malaria has been hospitalized.

Head of epidemiological department of the Vinnytsa Oblast Sanitary-and-Epidemiologic Institution Stepan Tomin said this to UNIAN.

According to his words, on January 6 a military retiree, 38, consulted a doctor having arrived from Guinea where he was infected. The man was in this country for the last 6 months.

S. Tomin noted that the man undergoes a course of medical treatment in Vinnytsa infectious diseases hospital № 1 and he does not pose a threat to people.