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WHO: Zika virus spreading explosively in Americas

World Health Organization warns that Zika virus, seen as possible cause of severe birth defects, is spreading rapidly through Americas and could affect as many as 4 million people
January 28, 2016

Special Report: The latest sign of Greece's decay - children's teeth

It was the first time in weeks Anthoula Papazoi had cooked meat. She had stewed the cut of beef, donated by a friend, on a low flame all morning. But now the casserole sat untouched,
Reuters: November 5, 2015

Slowly, but firmly winning the battle with cancer

We are winning the battle with cancer slowly, but firmly, as new, more effective treatments, especially those which strengthen the immune system and those that are personalized based on genetic "profiles" of each tumor and the individual patient,
October 9, 2015

Ebola vaccine is 'potential game-changer'

A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection and could transform the way Ebola is tackled, preliminary results suggest.
BBC: July 31, 2015

Here’s a Greek business that’s booming: making test-tube babies

Making babies is a business as well as a way of life for father-of-eight Kostas Pantos.
Bloomberg: May 26, 2015

Tsipras aims to bolster public health care

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Thursday his government will bolster public health care in Greece through the hiring of 4,500 specialized staff and the abolition of a compulsory 5-euro ($5.4) fee for treatment at public hospitals.
Miami Herald: April 3, 2015