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Greek Pediatric Surgeon Investigated for the Deaths of 15 Children

A Greek pediatric surgeon is suspected of being responsible for the deaths of 15 children or more and is currently being investigated by the authorities. The suspect is reportedly a 60-year-old cardiologist who works at private medical practices in Athens...

Greece Receives New Air Ambulances Donated by Niarchos Foundation

The fleet of the emergency care Greek health services (EKAV) welcomed the addition of two Beechcraft King Air 350 air ambulances which landed in Greece on Thursday, acquired by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). Previously, in March,...

Covid-19: Cases, Intubations Remain High in Greece

Greece identified a total of 3,062 Covid-19 cases in the country Wednesday, 524 fewer than the record 3,586 cases diagnosed Tuesday.

Covid-19: Record Number of Intubations in Greece Thursday

A total of 645 patients with Covid-19 are intubated in Greece Thursday, making it the highest number ever recorded in the country.

Covid-19: Intubations, Deaths on the Rise in Greece

Intubations and deaths continue to rise in Greece as the country recorded a total of 2,570 cases of Covid-19 on Thursday.

Increasing Number of Patients in ICUs Puts Strain on Greek Health System

The number of people with the coronavirus who require intubation has caused concern amongst Greek health officials.

Coronavirus in Greece: 466 Patients on Ventilators

Greece confirmed on Sunday 1,142 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, while 466 patients are on ventilators in hospitals.

Italian Police Arrest Colombians Wanted for Greek Hospital Thefts

Italian police have arrested two Colombian men suspected of being part of a gang which stole expensive medical equipment from Greek public hospitals in May 2017. Greek police had informed Interpol, with international arrest warrants pending in the hands of...

Greek Hospital Thefts Suspects Arrested in Germany and Colombia

Two of five Colombian nationals suspected of stealing expensive medical equipment from Greek hospitals earlier this summer, have been arrested in Germany and Colombia on the basis of international arrest warrants, Greek police announced on Monday. They said that a...

Greek PM Attacks Previous Governments for Poor Conditions of Health System

Speaking in Greek Parliament on Friday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attacked previous administrations for the poor condition of the National Health System, while announcing a committee to investigate scandals involving previous health officials. On the weekly "Hour of the Prime...