An experimental drug developed by a US-based team of researchers led by a Greek scientist has been shown to dramatically improve survival rates for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever.
The antibody cocktail called REGN-EB3 was developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals where Dr Christos Kyratsous is vice president of research, infectious diseases and viral vector technologies.
New cases of lyme disease and marseilles fever are registered in the area. Patients are from the municipalities of Elena and Veliko Tarnovo and were admitted in the period from 5th to 11th August. This was reported by Radio "Focus" - Veliko Tarnovo, referring to the information from the Regional Health Inspectorate. Both are being treated in hospitals.
A pack of sea turtles reportedly launched an attack on some 40 swimmers in the Limeni region of Mani, southern Greece, Thursday.
The injured swimmers were sent to a medical center in Aeropoli to undergo examinations and receive antibiotics as sea turtles are known to be carriers of salmonella bacteria.