Is Swine Flu Going to be the Next Pandemic?
By Andrew Preston The world has been worried about pandemic diseases for many years. Before COVID-19, attention was focused on influenza viruses as the most likely cause. A recent paper reminds us that the threat from flu remains very real....
Greece Confirms First Case of Swine Fever Disease
Greek authorities on Wednesday were put on alert after it was confirmed that a case of swine fever disease was recorded at a small family farm in the region of Serres, in northeastern Greece. The case, the first in the...
Greece Bans Imported Pork From Bulgaria Amid African Swine Fever Outbreak
Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva said on Friday that Greece has decided to ban imported pork from her country, due to an outbreak of African Swine Fever disease that has been detected in thousands of animals in Bulgaria over the...
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,...
Libyan Baby Boy Dies Of H1N1 In Athens' Hospital
According to Kathimerini daily, a seven-month-old baby of Libyan background died in an Athens Children's hospital on Friday, after being infected with the H1N1 flu virus. This is the first such fatal incident reported in Greece in 2012. According to...