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Greece: Infectious Diseases Increased by 20.5 percent in 2017

Highlighting a disturbing trend, data published by the Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) showed that infectious incidences of infectious diseases increased by 20.5 percent in 2017. In total, 5,967 were recorded in 2017 compared to 4,951 incidents in 2016. The data...

Shocking Images from Greece's Largest Prison Reveal Despicable Conditions

New shocking images revealing the despicable conditions of Greece's largest Prison Hospital in Korydallos district, western Athens, have been posted on Twitter earlier today. The photos, depicting the lack of even minimum hygiene conditions, 100% justify the inmates' nickname for...

Prisoners and Police Officers in Greek Detention Centers Suffer from Tuberculosis

Several prisoners and police officers in Greece have been found infected with tuberculosis. The Greek Center of Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) has stated that it is launching a program to vaccinate convicted prisoners, immigrants held in detention and police...