The security service in 10 days prior to statements for occurrence of Ukraine in epidemic of "swine flu" informed the Cabinet and the National Security and Defense Council on the corresponding threat.
It was declared by the head of SBU Valentyn Nalyvaichenko in interview to the Segodnya newspaper.
"Still on October 20, that is practically in one and a half weeks prior to official recognition of a pandemic (on October 30), we in writing, behind my signature, informed Cabinet of Ministers, the National Security and Defense Council on threat of extremely dangerous situation", - he told.
"Stated the vision of its possible development. Emphasized: rejection of operational and effective measures can entail the most serious consequences", - Nalivaychenko added.
On a question, whether state of emergency can be entered in Ukraine, the head of SBU answered only: "There was no strong wish".
He told that the SBU already started check of efficiency of an expenditure of means of the state budget on fight against A/H1N1 flu epidemic at the request of the president.
"We only in two days checked 80 capital drugstores, 29 - in Kiev region, more than 800 in other regions. The facts of corruption, pripryatyvaniye of drugs, overestimate of the prices of them" are elicited, - Nalivaychenko told.
And once again I disproved information that the SBU allegedly closed 16 drugstores: "From where this figure undertook, I have no concept".
"We have no right to close a drugstore, it not our function. But to point to Ministry of Health to rough violations, - though, I think, there and without us about them know, - are obliged", - the head of SBU noted.
Nalivaychenko also told that Security services too holds anti-epidemiological measures, premises of department regularly disinfect "special oils".
"With protective masks are provided for 100%. But not because to us them to the detriment of someone provided - nurses in hospital made", - he noted.