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8 neglected siblings admitted to hospital due to lack of welfare units

Even though they have no health issues, eight minor siblings were admitted to a public hospital by order of a prosecutor in Thessaloniki, due to lack of welfare structures. The siblings, aged 7 months up to 13 years old, were transferred to the pediatric ward of Papageorgiou public hospital, the …

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Patient dies after falling from 4th floor of Piraeus hospital

A patient at the Metaxas Oncology hospital in Piraeus fell from the fourth floor of the building and died on the sport earlier on Monday afternoon. The 67-year-old man had reportedly undergone a major surgery last week, where a tumor was removed. Police officers who rushed to the hospital courtyard …

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Hospital worker arrested for tipping funeral service of patients’ imminent death

Police has arrested two stretcher-bearers at the public hospital on the island of Lesvos who took bribes from the owner of a funeral parlor to inform him which patients were in critical condition and likely to die. The arrests on Tuesday followed a complaint filed at the local police station. …

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Psychiatric ward patient kills another patient in Corfu hospital

A patient at the psychiatric ward of the General Hospital of Corfu is accused of killing a fellow patient at the state-run facility, police said ον Friday, The 45-year-old assailant, who is said to be grappling with bipolar disorder and psychosis, allegedly assaulted the victim, a 63-year-old woman who was …

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Newborn babies, dozens of patients evacuated from hospital due to fires

Eleven newborn babies were evacuated from the General Hospital in Alexandroupolis on Monday night due to the wildfires raging in the area. Ten babies were transferred in batches to the hospital in Kavala. One of the newborn babies had reportedly to be intubated and was transferred to the hospital in …

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Mega party sends dozens of drunk students to hospitals

Dozens of people were transferred to hospitals in central Greece due to excessive use of alcohol during a mega students party with over 8,000 young participants who traveled to Volos from several parts of Greece. The party was organized by students of the Mechanical Engineering Department and its very popular …

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Greece’s Health Minister falls victim of yogurt attack

Greece’s Health Minister Thanos Plevris was attacked with yogurt, while he was having lunch with his wife and children in a tavern of Petralona district of Athens at Sunday noon. In a post on Twitter, minister Plevris uploaded two pictures and blamed “brazen leftists” for the attack adding that also …

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Historic Balikli nursing home & hospital for Greeks in Istanbul on fire (vids)

Fragile elderly and vulnerable patients were evacuated partly being carried on the arms of personnel when the fire at the historic Balikli nursing home for Greeks and general hospital broke out in Istanbul early afternoon on Thursday. All 104 patients have been successfully evacuated amid thick smoke, nobody was injured. …

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Athens Fire: 45 citizens in hospitals, one with serious burn injuries

The number of citizens from the fire fronts areas in North-East Athens who have been transferred to hospitals of the Greek capital rose to 45 on Wednesday evening, media reported. Among them are three people with burn injuries, one of them is in serious condition. The majority of hospital admission …

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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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