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Greece Confirms 123 Cases and 11 Deaths Related to the West Nile Virus

On Tuesday, health authorities in Greece announced 123 confirmed cases of the West Nile virus and 11 virus-related deaths in the period from January 1, 2022 to August 30, 2022. This is a significant increase compared to 2021 when fifty-nine...

Scientists Develop New Bait to Kill Mosquitoes, Fight Malaria

A new type of bait using beet juice instead of blood lures the mosquitoes that carry malaria, killing them off quickly, scientists announced recently. Malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases kills more than 700,000 people all over the globe every year...

Greece's Center for Disease Control and Prevention Confirms First Case of West Nile Virus in 2017

The first case of West Nile Virus in Greece in the past 2 years has been reported and confirmed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO). KEELPNO has reported that the individual who contracted the West Nile Virus...

Greek Man, 75, Dies Due to West Nile Virus

A 75-year-old man is West Nile Virus' first victim. The man was hospitalized in the Hippokrateio Hospital during the past days, infected by the virus. According to Proto Thema newspaper, the dead man was a resident of Athens. At the same time,...