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Coronavirus infections slightly dropped; 38 Covid-deaths in a week

New cases of both coronavirus and of influenza (flu) dropped slightly over the week of May 29-June 4, according to the weekly report by the National Public Health Organization (EODY), published on Thursday. Hospital admissions for coronavirus (486) also decreased last week, dropping 21% overall compared to the average weekly …

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ND candidate proposes “triage” for terminal cancer patients (UPD)

New Democracy candidate and Medical professor Spyros Pneumatikos considers  terminal cancer patients as a big financial burden for the national health care system and proposed a “triage”, that is sorting out cancer patients in the logic of “cost-benefit ratio.” who are fighting tooth and nail for their lives as a …

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Earthquake strikes with 4.8R central Greece, felt in Athens

An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale occurred early Thursday afternoon in Atalanti, central Greece. Due to its low focal depth at 13.6 km it was felt in Greek capital Athens as well some 98 km away. The epicenter of the tremor was locate 9.5 km South-West of Atalanti …

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Two injured in helicopter on emergency landing on Kefalonia

Two men were injured after a helicopter made an emergency landing in a field on the island of Kefalonia on Thursday morning. The two Greek men, the pilot and one passenger, aged 60 and 65 years old, were transferred to the local hospital where they are reportedly being treated for …

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Countless offerings by ancient Greek worshipers unearthed on Kythnos

Archaeologists excavating a hilltop sanctuary on the Aegean Sea island of Kythnos have discovered “countless” pottery offerings left by ancient worshippers over the centuries, Greece’s Culture Ministry said Wednesday. A ministry statement said the finds from work this year included more than 2,000 intact or almost complete clay figurines, mostly …

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