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Student with meningitis in ICU; third case in Patras

A 20-year-old student has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the University Hospital of Patras in western Greece after contracting meningitis. The student was found in serious situation by his parents in his home on Tuesday, local media tempo24.gr reported. The patient, a student at the University of …

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Storm ELIAS: Part of Patras-Athens highway closed due to landslide

Storm Elias already started to hit Greece and the heavy rainfall in Aigio, northern Peloponnese, caused a landslide. The rocks fell on the Patras-Athens highway with the effect that the old highway has been closed to traffic and so are parts of the new highway. The landslide occurred at the …

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More than 600 people treated for alcohol, drugs in Patras Carnival

Over 600 people had to receive medical treatment in the western port city Patras over the three-day Carnival weekend as a result of excessive alcohol consumption, use of substances, minor injuries, respiratory problems and panic attacks, regional health authorities reported on Tuesday. More than 300 incidents were recorded on Sunday …

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Patras: Tampered drinks send 18 teenagers to hospitals, dozens sick at home

Eighteen school students have been rushed to hospitals in the city of Patras, western Peloponnese, in the past few days after drinking adulterated alcohol, local authorities have announced. Doctors informed the police about the incidents who in turn notified the local prosecutor. No details were provided about the exact content …

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Medea of Patras: Prosecutors bring additional murder charges for two daughters’ deaths

Prosecutors brought additional murder charges against Roula Pispirigou on Monday for the deaths of her two younger daughters, 3.5-year-old Malena and 6-month-old Iris. Authorities point out at a modus operandi. Malena, Iris and first born Georgina, 9, died in a period of two and a half years under mysterious circumstances. …

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Patras: Mother of dead children faces additional charges

Roula Pispirigou, the woman accused of killing her nine-year-old daughter Georgina and under investigation for the earlier deaths of her two younger daughters, was taken to the examining magistrate on Monday for an additional testimony. 33-year-old Pispirigou faces an additional charge for the attempted murder of her 9-year-old daughter Georgina. …

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Patras dead siblings: Justice Minister orders disciplinary investigation against two coroners

Justice Minister Kostas Tsiaras has ordered a disciplinary investigation into the two coroners who examined the deaths of the two of three in total dead siblings from Patras. The final result of the latest forensic report in June showed that the two girls, 3.5-year-old Malena and 6-month-old Iris died of …

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Patras children: Malena and Iris died of suffocation, medical examiners find

“Both children suffered a suffocating death attributed to a criminal activity.” The ultimate report by two medical examiners on the death of the two youngest children, Malena and Iris, of Pispirikou-Daskalakis family from Patras, was delivered to the Homicide Department of Attica Security on Monday. According to the finding, both …

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Mysterious siblings’ deaths in Patras: No drugs found in Iris and Malena

The second toxicological examination carried out at the laboratories of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki do not connect the deaths of the two girls, Iris and Malena, with drugs. Further examinations were considered as necessary after the drug ketamine was found in the body of 9-year-old Georgina who died while …

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Second case of leprosy in Greece: 65-year-old woman hospitalized in Patras

A second case of leprosy has been detected in Greece in the last couple of days. A 65-year-old woman is being treated in isolation in a hospital in Patras, north-western Peloponnese while the first case is hospitalized in Attiko hospital in Athens. According to state broadcaster ERT and local media, …

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Police recovers tablet from the grave of 9-year-old murdered child in Patras

Greek Police completed the process of recovering an electronic tablet used by nine-year-old child Georgina that was allegedly poisoned by her mother. The tablet was placed in the coffin of the little girl following a last minute request by her mother during the funeral at the cemetery of Agios Athanasios …

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Medea of Patras remanded custody; investigation orders exhumation of child, ex landlord

The 33-year-old mother charged with the premeditated murder of one of her three daughters was remanded custody and was taken back to prison after she testified for over nine hours before the investigating magistrate and the prosecutor on Monday. Investigation continues at multiple levels including the deaths of the two …

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Food sector in Patras turns lights off, march to protest power bills

Ιn Patras and other cities and towns of Peloponnese, businessmen inf the food service sector turned off the light on Wednesday evening and marched with candles through the streets to protest the exorbitant electricity bills. Holding banned reading “Power is killing us” and shouting slogans, they marched with the support …

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