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“I heard an explosion, my clothes got fire” says survivor as second Covid-patient dies

  The man was one of three patients in the ward where the fire broke out on Wednesday morning. A 79-year old patient was completely burned and died on the spot. The third patient, a 72-year-old man, also sustained burn injuries and “is being treated out of danger”, director of …

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Man attacks woman with corrosive liquid outside Piraeus hospital

Police on Monday arrested a 58-year-old man after he attacked a woman with a corrosive liquid. The incident took place outside the Nikaia General Hospital, near Piraeus, shortly after 10 a.m. The man sprayed a so-far unknown substance on the 64-year-old woman after an argument they had in front of …

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Dozens of fake vaccination certificates issued by employee at hospital in northern Greece

A public prosecutor investigates at least 47 fake vaccination certificates issued at a public hospital in Karditsa, northern Greece. An employee was falsely certifying vaccinations against Covid-19 to residents of the broader area. The bogus certificates were issued at the Palamas Hospital in the month of August. The scandal was …

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Mortality at Agrinio Covid-ICU reached 100% – Commander forced to resign

The commander of general hospital of Agrinio was forced to resign on Saturday after revelations of dramatically high mortality rates of Covid-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital in western Greece. On Thursday, the Greek hospital workers union POEDIN revealed that 35 out of 40 patients died …

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Prosecutor files against Thessaloniki hospital for discarding waste in protected wetland

Τhe public prosecutor of Thessaloniki filed a case against the general manager of Ippokratio hospital for discarding mattresses and rubble to the river Gallikos, a NATURA 2000 protected wetland, beginning of the year. Τhe issue turned into ping-pong ball between the Hospital and the Municipality and led to tragic-comic situations. …

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Arrests for fake “negative Covid-15 tests” for patient attendants in hospitals

A foreign national was arrested by Greek police for supplying patient attendants in hospitals with fake certificates of negative Covid-19 molecular tests and rapid tests. The 31-year-old woman was selling the certificates for 10 euros, when a PCR test costs 60 and a rapid test 30 when carried out in …

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Crime in Athens hospital? Covid-patient suspected of cutting oxygen to man on ventilator

Greek Police investigates the mysterious death of a Covid-19 patient on ventilator outside the Intensive Care Unit of a big hospital in Athens. Authorities do not rule out a criminal act committed by another patient, also treated for Covid-19 who was in the same ward. According to media, the 76-year-old …

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Unbelievable conditions in Athens hospitals following Covid-redesign

The dramatic situation that prevails in the hospitals of the Greek capital is reflected in a letter by the director in Internal Medicine at “Agia Olga” hospital in Nea Ionia suburb of western Athens. In his letter to the hospital management and colleagues where he announced his resignation, Dr Ioannis …

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Prosecutor probes sexual abuse of minors in Athens Children Hospital

A prosecutor in Athens has ordered preliminary investigation into cases of sexual abuse of minors at the Children Hospital “Agia Sophia”. Accused is a paramedic who allegedly abused two children aged 6 and 8 years old. On both cases the man was allegedly caught in flagranti by doctors and other …

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