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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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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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Hospitals in Greece start administering “monoclonic antibodies” to Covid-patients

Hospitals in Greece will start administering monoclonic antibodies to Covid-19 patients with top priority to high-risk Covid-19 patients who belong to vulnerable groups, the Health Ministry announced on Thursday. the country has so far received 2,000 doses of monoclonic antibodies. According to Deputy Health Minister Mina Gaga, the administration will …

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Health Ministry launches requisition of private doctors for Covid-hospitals in northern Greece

Greece’s Health Ministry launched on Thursday the procedure of the requisition of the services of doctors in the private sector to help in state-run hospitals struggling under the burden of the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The requisition decision is directed at doctors of specific categories who are active …

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North Greece: Hospitals in dramatic situation; 300 Covid-deaths in 15 days

At least 300 people have died of COVID in Macedonia and Thrace hospitals in northern Greece over the last fortnight. 85-87 percent of them were unavaccinated. The total number of fatalities due to the pandemic in the last two weeks is 479 across the country. The situation in the hospitals …

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Crete: 6 coronavirus infections in nursing home; hospitals under pressure

Five elderly and one member of the staff at a private nursing home in Lasithi, eastern Crete. All cases were found to have been infected with the Delta strain of the coronavirus. Covid-19 tests carried out to the remaining staff and the elderly were reportedly negative. Speaking to state broadcaster …

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Greece appeals to private doctors to help Covid-hospitals, threatens them with requisition

Greece’s Health Minister urged private doctors to volunteer their services to the state health system as it struggles to rein in fast-spreading Covid-19 infections. If no 200  doctors respond to the appeal, he will recommend their requisition. “We are at the most critical juncture of the pandemic,” Health Minister Vassilis …

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Hospitals in Athens on Red Alert, gov’t still wants to see “if circumstantial”

Hospitals in Athens and Attica are on Red Alert due to increase of coronavirus infections and intubated patients wait in normal wards for an ICU bed The Greek government admitted on Wednesday that thε public health care system is “beleaguered by an increase of Covid-patients.” According to Hospital workers’ union …

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Greece mobilizes private hospitals as Covid-admissions in Athens spike

Two private clinics in Athens are being mobilized to treat Covid-19 patients as public hospitals in the Greek capital struggle with increased admissions and intubations. Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced on Tuesday that the Athens Medical group’s unit in Peristeri and the private Leto maternity clinic will be will be …

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Vaccination of health workers starts as more hospitals added on program

Dozens more hospitals across Greece have been receiving batches of the Covid-19 vaccines on Monday. in a vaccination program scheduled to be completed in three phases. 42 more hospitals are being added to the nine hospitals that already carry out vaccinations since the end of 2020. First vaccines arrived at …

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Doctors, nurses sing carols for Covid-19 patients in Greek hospitals (videos)

Doctors and nurses with music skills sang the Christmas carols to patients in Covid-19 designated hospitals, in a small but heart-warming action to bring a little joy to those isolated in wards, away from their beloved ones. In Papanikolaou hospital in Thessaloniki interns and nurses sang outside the wards’ windows …

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Hospitals under strong pressure, 82% of ICU beds occupied, says Greece’s Health Minister

Greece’s public health services and hospitals are still under strong pressure from the novel coronavirus, Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias said on Monday. Speaking to Skai TV, Kikilias said that the country has been in lockdown for a month and that, “out of a total of 1,305 ICU beds that we …

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