Doctors call for precautions as West Nile Virus continues to spread

The Athens Medical Association (ISA) has renewed its call to the public to take all the necessary precautions as the West Nile Virus continues to spread across the country.
According to the latest data, the number of infections has risen to 96 while the death toll has climbed to 10.

Father and Son Drowned near Bulgarian Resort Sinemorets, their Friend was Found Alive

The man searched by divers searching the sea near the unguarded Lippi beach in Sinemorets was discovered. A drowned man and a young boy were found in the same area today. This was announced by the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Interior-Burgas.

WHO: Worldwide Measles Cases are Increasing

Worldwide, measles cases are increasing, a disease that has a vaccine but can be deadly or cause serious harm to children, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

The reported cases of the disease have jumped nearly three times in the last one year.

Their total number for 2019 is 365,000, the highest since 2006, but experts suspect millions are actually infected.

Experts warn over drownings

Health experts are calling on citizens to show greater caution when swimming in the sea after official figures pointed to more than 400 deaths by drowning last year. 

A total of 413 deaths by drowning were recorded in Greece last year, compared to 400 in nearby Italy, whose population is nearly six times that of Greece. 

Triple Jump of Cancer Patients in Bulgaria for 37 Years

Triple jump in cancer patients for 37 years, from 1980 to the 2017. This shows data from the National Center for Public Health and Analysis, which latest data is from two years ago.

Of the 113,336 developed various carcinomas in the 1980s, by 2017 the number of cancer patients in Bulgaria reached 292,721.