Ukraine's health system 'engulfed' amid attacks on 18 hospitals and clinics

The conditions are ripe for a surge in infectious diseases, the WHO warns

The WHO says it has verified 18 Russian attacks on Ukraine hospitals, ambulances and health staff and is warning that the country’s health system is being engulfed by the crisis, with infectious disease set to "rip through" the population.

Ukrainian emergency employees and volunteers carry an injured pregnant woman from the shell damaged maternity hospital in Mariupol, Ukraine
An injured