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Baby from Afrin dies of rare form of acute leukemia in Crete

An 8-month-old refugee baby died of a rare form of acute leukemia in Heraklion, Crete, last Saturday. The parents brought the baby with chickenpox symptoms to the university hospital of the city. Doctors diagnosed chickenpox but also acute and aggressive form of myelogenous leukemia. The aggressive course of the illness …

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5-year-old refugee girl from Syria may have died due to chemical weapons exposure

Forensic examination conducted on Monday did not shed light into the causes of death of a 5-year-old refugee child from Syria that died in the Moria Reception and Identification Center on the island of Lesvos. According to initial information the child was suffering from a brain disease and that was …

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Cape Ray: Neutralization of Syria’s Chemicals started off Crete

U.S. container ship Cape Ray began the neutralization of  Syria’s chemical weapon on Monday, the Pentagon confirmed. US military and civilian specialist form the Edgewood Chemical & Biological Center are processing about 600 metric tonnes of HD sulfur mustard gas and DF, a precursor for nerve gas sarin. The chemicals …

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