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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...

Ioannina Cleaner Sentenced to Eight Years For Forged School Diploma

A cleaner from the Greek city of Ioannina has been convicted and sentenced to eight years imprisonment for forging her primary school diploma in order to be hired at the city hospital, local media reported on Thursday. There is still no...

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...

Four Police Injured in Athens Court After Fight With Anarchists (video)

Four police officers belonging to the Hellenic Police's motorcycle-mounted ''DIAS'' force were injured on Monday morning in an Athens court, following a fight with a group of anarchists. The officers were in court to testify as witnesses for the prosecution...

Greek Hospital Patient Given Raki Instead of Contrast Agent

An elderly Greek on the island of Crete ended up in intensive care after one of his relatives that was accompanying him gave him a glass of raki, a strong alcoholic drink, instead of a contrast agent. According to local...

Shocking Video Emerges of Greek Patient Been Abused at Melbourne Hospital

The nurse at the centre of a case of alleged patient abuse in Victoria, that was caught on a camera hidden by the patient’s family, has been stood down. The 30-year-old nurse is being investigated for a number of alleged...

Anastasiades: Cancer Hospital in Paphos to be Built with Russia's Help

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said plans were discussed in Moscow for the building of a hospital in Paphos; in cooperation with Russia, where a pioneering method to treat cancer with new technology will be implemented. Speaking at...

Alexis Tsipras Undergoes Hernia Operation

Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras was admitted to hospital to undergo hernia removal operation on Friday afternoon. Mr. Tsipras was hospitalized at the Eugenideio hospital of Athens and the surgery took place on Friday afternoon. The Prime Minister's office issued a statement...

Thessaloniki Cancer Hospital Wins First Prize in International Thoracoscopic Surgery Competition in Cincinnati

The Thoracic Surgery-Oncological Clinic at Thessaloniki's Theagenio Anti-Cancer Hospital has won first prize for the best presentation of a thoracoscopic surgery at an international competition held in Cincinnati, Ohio in the United States. The presentation was carried out by...

Terror Suspects Roupa and Athanasopoulou in Hospital for Tests

Recaptured convicted terrorist Pola Roupa and her 25-year-old suspected accomplice Konstantina Athanasopoulou were both arrested on remand for a fresh set of terrorism-related charges. On Sunday the suspects were taken to Sotiria Hospital in Athens after they complained of feeling weak and...