Zoonoses

13 People Have Died from West Nile Fever in Greece since the Beginning of the Year

Тhirteen people suffering from West Nile fever have died in Greece since the beginning of this year, and another 131 have been infected with the virus, the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention said yesterday, quoted by Protothema.

Two New Cases of West Nile Fever in Bulgaria

Two new cases of West Nile fever in Bulgaria. The infection was confirmed after research by the Centre for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases.

The patients are a 2-year-old child from Burgas and a 64-year-old man from Montana. They have inflammation of the brain.

With the new patients, there are already four cases of West Nile fever in Bulgaria.

The Outbreak of the Listeriosis Epidemic in Spain Is Already an International Threat

The outbreak of the listeriosis epidemic in Spain is already an international threat. The country's health ministry has brought the matter to the attention of the European authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO), the Spanish newspaper El Pais reports.

Greek scientist behind promising Ebola cure

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.

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