Toxic Bacteria Found in Kastoria Lake

A form of bacteria that can be highly toxic is present in the waters of Kastoria Lake located in northern Greece. According to experts from the biology...

Government Pledges 250,000 Euros More to Fight West Nile Virus

PM Papandreou released an additional amount of 250,000 euros in order to assist aerial spraying repelling mosquitoes that may be carrying The West Nile Virus. Health Minister Mariliza...

A Bulgarian living in Corfu Transported with Hepatic Crisis

A specialized medical team has left for Greece's Thessaloniki in order to transport a Bulgarian citizen with a hepatic crisis. The Greek authorities have...

Two Doctors Prosecuted For Illegal Drag Prescriptions

Jail sentences for the former director of the gynecology and maternity clinic at the University Hospital of Patra and his assistant were upheld when...

Health Ministry Halts Blood Donations in Northern Greece

Health authorities have ceased blood donations for transfusions and operations in northern Greece where the West Nile virus has infected dozens of people. The Health Ministry...

The West Nile Virus Kills 4 & Affects 60

According to information by Greece's Disease Control and Prevention Centre  60 people are  affected by the West Nile Virus and 4 have died. 29 patients are...

32 Greeks Now Have Contracted West Nile Virus

Currently 32 Greeks have contracted the West Nile virus, as The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) confirmed yesterday.  Three victims passed away...

World Celebrates International Day Against Drugs

The world commemorates this Saturday, 26 June, the International Day against Drug [...]

Research: «Greek» diet could ward off heart disease

Ever tried to be on a «Greek» diet? Well if not, then it is time to do so, since it not only helps you...

June 5, World Environment Day 2010

World Environment Day (WED), celebrated annually on June 5, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations [...]

New Regulations against smoking in public places on the agenda in Greece

Smoking will soon be banned in all public places in Greece, according to new regulations being prepared by the Health Ministry, sources have told...

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