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Influenza Claims 74 Lives in Greece So Far This Year

Seventy four people have died of influenza complications so far this year in Greece according to the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO), which published its latest figures on Thursday. The number of Greek citizens who lost their...

Greek Authorities on Alert as Flu Claims 56 Lives

Greek health authorities have become increasingly concerned over the past several weeks as fifty-six people have died of flu complications so far this year, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) said on Thursday. The particular flu virus strain H1N1, which...

Driving Fatalities in Greece Halved Since 2007

The number of road traffic deaths in Greece has plummeted during the years of the economic crisis, according to figures presented on Tuesday at the Institute of Public Health of the American College of Athens (IPHACA). The data show that...

Greece: Death Toll From West Nile Virus Rises to 44

The list of victims who have succumbed to the West Nile Virus in Greece continues to grow. According to KEELPNO, the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention, the number of people who have succumbed to the West Nile Virus...

Death Toll From West Nile Virus in Greece Rises to 41

The list of victims who have succumbed to the West Nile Virus in Greece continues to grow. According to an announcement by the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention (KEELPNO), the number of deaths that have resulted from...

Death Toll From West Nile Virus in Greece Rises to 34

The number of people who died due to the West Nile Virus (WNV) outbreak in Greece is now 34, according to the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention's (KEELPNO) latest announcement. The deaths recorded this year are seven times...

The Issue of Suicide in Greece: What the Data Reveals

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. An interesting, as well as shocking survey was published regarding the issue of suicide in Greece. According to the data, more than 600 people take their own lives each year in Greece, leaving around 3000...

Greek Statistics Show Increase in Births and Cohabitation Agreements

An increase in births and a decrease in deaths was recorded in 2016, compared to 2015, according to the Greek Statistical Office (ELSTAT). Despite this, however, the number of deaths recorded in Greece in 2016 continues to be higher than...

Three More Casualties of West Nile Virus in Greece

Three people infected with the West Nile virus died of complications related to the illness this summer, Greek authorities said on Friday. All cases were reported in August and all victims were over 70 years old, the national Center for...

Greek Healthcare Facilities Lack Official 'Medical Error Log' to Record Deaths

Every year, 98,000 people die every year from medical errors in the Western world, however, in Greece there is no official medical error log and therefore no data on deaths. "Medical errors in the specialties of surgery, pediatrics and pathology in...