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Influenza Outbreak Claims at Least 18 Lives in Greece

An outbreak of influenza, commonly known as the winter flu, has killed 18 people across the country in just one week, Greek public health authorities revealed on Friday. New data from the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO)...

Winter Flu Kills 17, Say Greek Authorities

An outbreak of influenza has killed 17 people over the winter, the Greek authorities have revealed. New data from the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) also says there is an epidemic of 2,000 reported measles cases, with...

Greek Measles, Flu Epidemics Worsen

One hundred new measles cases were recorded last week, bringing the total number to 1,362, with most appearing in southern Greece. The vast majority of measles cases are children from Roma communities and people from the general population, mostly in...

Health Authorities on Alert as Deadly Flu Claims 14 Lives in Greece

Greece's health authorities are on alert as 14 people have died of flu complications this winter, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) said on Friday. The particular flu virus seems lethal for older people, as all victims were...

Flu Strikes Migrants Left Out in Tents in Aegean Islands' Camps

As Greece is struck by the winter cold, many refugees living in the migrant reception centers throughout the country are being forced to live in outdoor tents with no heat; a problem that the Greek governments says it will...

Death Toll From AH1N1 Flu Rises to 129

Five more people have died in Greece in the last 24 hours from complications caused by the influenza A (H1N1) virus increasing the number of deaths to 129. Moreover, 101 patients are hospitalized in intensive care units, the country’s Center...

N1H1 Flu Death Toll in Greece Rises to 81

The number of deaths caused by the deadly N1H1 influenza virus in Greece has reached an alarming 81, almost double compared to last week's number. The predictions of specialist doctors have been confirmed as the epidemic this year is far...

Flu Victims : 60 People Dead in One Week

The number of people affected by the flu in Greece has increased dramatically, leaving 60 people dead since last Monday. More precisely, nine more people died in the last 48 hours raising the death toll due to the flu,...

45 Dead in Greece Due to the Flu

Seasonal flu has peaked in Greece, claiming 45 lives over the last months, according to data released by the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO). Seasonal flu cases in Greece are expected to significantly increase over the coming weeks....

Flu Death Toll in Greece Rises to 22

The number of people in Greece who have died due to the flu this season has risen to 22, according to health officials. The influenza virus is spreading rapidly in Greece this winter, with a daily increasing death toll. According...