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Greek Scientist Makes Breakthrough in Diagnosing the Ebola Virus

A new, faster and safer way of diagnosing the Ebola virus has been developed by a Greek academic from Northumbria University in the UK. Research led and carried out by Dr Sterghios Moschos at Northumbria means that patients with Ebola-like...

Amphipolis Tomb Tops NBC 2014 Scientific Mysteries List

The Amphipolis tomb riddle tops the NBC list of scientific mysteries for 2014. The tomb's discovery in Casta Hill, northern Greece, generated one of the biggest scientific questions for 2014: Who is buried in the grave that dates to the era...

Greek-Australian UN Spokesman: ‘International Community Could Do More to Fight Ebola’

United Nations spokesman Ari Gaitanis arrived in West Africa this week, dispatched from his post in Afghanistan, to examine the situation of the first ever UN emergency health mission. "There are concerns that the steps implemented by the international...

EU Commissioner: Greek Doctors Ready to Help Contain Ebola Epidemic

Greece is the second EU country after Sweden which has responded to an appeal by Christos Stylianides, EU Ebola Coordinator and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, for mobilization of qualified, trained and experienced health workers, and is...

700 Immigrants of M/V 'Baris' Safe in Crete [Video]

The 700 immigrants traveling on board the Kiribati-flagged cargo ship M/V "Baris" have finally been towed by Hellenic Navy frigate "Hydra" to safety at the port of Ierapetra, Crete, after three days floating adrift, while medical examinations found them Ebola-free, in relief...

700 Immigrants of M/V 'Baris' to be Tested for Ebola

In a basketball court in Ierapetra, Crete, will eventually be transferred the 700 immigrants from various countries that were on board the cargo ship M/V “Baris” since last week, while on Monday it sent an SOS signal as it was...

KEELPNO Dismisses Rumors of Ebola Case on Greek Ship

Greek port authorities were alarmed on Monday afternoon due to a suspected Ebola case on a ship which would be arriving in Piraeus at 5:30 pm. According to information released by the Greek Mercantile Marine Ministry, tanker “MAGDA P” was performing...

Rock Star Turned Greek Priest Fights Ebola In Sierra Leone

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnDlim3mYds Former existential atheist and Australian rock star Themi Adams (Adamopoulos) today is a Greek Orthodox priest who has spearheaded the Orthodox Church's apostolic mission in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone, Africa. Although Father Themi could flee the country to avoid a possible...

Doctors and Nurses Associations: Ebola Is not Treated with Prayers

Irritated with the country's strategy on facing the Ebola virus appear representatives of the doctors and nurses associations from public hospitals in Greece, because, as they pointed out, there are significant gaps in the protection against an Ebola outbreak in the...

Greek Football League: "We are West Africans, We are Not a Virus"

According to BBC, earlier this month, Sierra Leonean footballer John Kamara was allegedly denied training sessions with the club of Lamia, following fears of the Ebola virus epidemic. After what was believed to be a misunderstanding, the 24-year-old striker started the...