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West Nile Virus infections spread across more areas in Greece

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An alert for West Nile virus has now been raised in 19 Greek municipalities after an increase in cases across more areas of the country during the last week. The National Public Health Organization said that from the start of this year’s surveillance period until Tuesday afternoon, 21 domestic instances …

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West Nile Virus claims 2 lives; 11 infection cases in Greece

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The West Nile virus has claimed the lives of two infected patients, Greece’s National Health Care Organization announced on Tuesday. Both were over 81 years old and the cause of their deaths has been manifested in the central Nerves system. Furthermore, eight new cases of the infection have been recorded …

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West Nile infections in Greece rise to 278; total deaths 26

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The number of West Nile virus infections in Greece rose to 278, with the last ten cases to have been recorded in the last seven days, National Public Health Organization (EODY) said in its weekly bulletin on Tuesday. The number of total deaths since the start of the year stands …

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West Nile Virus: 160 infections, 14 deaths in total (EODY weekly)

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Dozens of new infections with the West Nile virus within a week and 14 deaths in total were announced by Greece’s National Health Care Organization EODY. the majority of infections have been recorded in central and northern Greece According to EODY weekly bulletin, from the begin of 2022 until September …

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West Nile virus cases in Greece reach 60 in mid-August; 2 deaths

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Greece’s National Health Care organization EODY has announced a big increase in West Nile virus cases in the country. Two infected people have died. 19 new cases have diagnosed since the last week, and the total of infections with the virus transmitted by mosquitoes has reached 60 this year, EODY …

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West Nile virus claims two lives in Greece; 10 people infected

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The West Nile virus has claimed the lives of two people this summer in Greece and infected ten others. An infected woman passed away on Monday morning in Serres, northern Greece. She was diagnosed with the virus a week ago. The elderly woman was the second fatality caused by the …

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Death toll of West Nile virus rises to 25, a total of 195 inifections

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25 people have lost their lives since the beginning of the mosquitoes season in Greece due to complication of infection with the West Nile virus. According to the weekly report by the National Public Health Organization, a total of 195 people have been infected with the virus, while 121 of …

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West Nile virus in Greece claims 15 lives, infects 158 people

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The West Nile virus has claimed a total of 15 lives in the time from beginning of the mosquitoes season 2019 until September 5. All the victims were over 60 years old.During the same period a total of 158 people were infected by the virus across the country. 97 of …

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West Nile virus victims rise to 10, number of total infections 96

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Four deaths and 47 new cases of infection with the West Nile virus have been recorded in the last week, thus increasing the total number of deaths to 10 and of infections to 96. According to the weekly epidemiological surveillance report of the West Nile Virus issued by the Greek …

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Four people die of West Nile virus, 35 infected in Greece

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Two more people died last week due to West Nile virus infection, increasing the number of deaths since the begin of mosquitoes season to four. According to the latest epidemiological report by the Greek National Public Health Organization (EHOD) published on Thursday, August 8th 2019, the number of West Nile …

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41 people die in Greece due to mosquito-transmitted West Nile Virus

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The number of people who died of complications from the mosquito-transferred  West Nile virus has increased to 41, Greece’s Center for Disease Prevention and Protection KEELPNO said in its weekly report. From the begin of mosquito period in 2018 until 13:00 on 18. October, 308 people were diagnosed to have …

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Death toll of victims of mosquito-transmitted West Nile virus rises to 27

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Five people died during the last week from complication of the West Nile infection increasing the number of victims to 27, Greece’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) said on Thursday. the West Nile virus is transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes. Currently there are 26 people hospitalized with …

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West Nile virus kills 16 people in Greece, a total of 135 infections reported

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Five more people died in the last days, increasing the death toll of  West Nile virus victims to sixteen.  A total of 135 infection cases have been reported from the begin of the mosquitoes season, Greece’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) said on Wednesday. In its previous statement …

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Eleven people die in Greece after infection with West Nile virus

Six more people died from complications of the West Nile virus  during the last seven days increasing the death toll to 11 people since the beginning of summer, Greece’s  Center for Disease Control and Prevention  (KEELPNO) said on Thursday. From beginning of the yea until 22. August 2018, a total …

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Three people die after infection with mosquito transmitted West Nile virus

Three people infected with the West Nile virus died in the last 24 hours in hospitals in Athens. The victims were aged 70 and 80. They were all in intensive care units and died of health complications after infection with the mosquito transited virus. From the beginning of the mosquitoes …

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West Nile virus kills two women, as disease breaks out again after two years

One elderly woman from Argolida in Eastern Peloponnese died from West Nile virus infection on Wednesday.  She is the first victim this year of the disease that is transited through the bite of a mosquito infected with the virus. The 90-year-old woman was infected with the West Nile virus, got …

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Athens: Man, 75, Dies from West Nile Disease

A 75-year-old man is the first victim of the West Nile disease in the Greek capital – A virus infection transmitted through “tiger” mosquitoes. The man was been hospitalized with encephalitis at the Intensive Care Unit of “Ippokratio” hospital. The man was a resident of the city centre, Greek media …

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Eight minors convicted over gang rape of schoolmate in western Athens

A three-judge Juvenile Court in Athens convicted eight teenager boys over the gang-rape of a 15-year-old schoolmate in Ilion suburb of western Athens in December 2022. The court acquitted the four girls who were tried with their peers and who had allegedly witnessed the abuse. In a closed-door session, the …

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“Juvenile delinquency has reached alarming levels,” says Greece’s police

“It’s a matter of luck that we are not mourning for a child,” secretary general of special guards of Greek Police, Stratos Mavroidakos, stressed on Tuesday, when he spoke of juvenile delinquency that has reached in Greece “alarming levels” as he said. Victims of juvenile delinquents are mostly children of …

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