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“Gaming disorder” is now a diagnosis, World Health Organization says
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“Gaming disorder” is now a diagnosis, World Health Organization says

Panos - Jun 19, 2018

The World Health Organization proposed adding gaming disorder to its new comprehensive manual of disease classifications Monday, raising an immediate debate over whether it merits a separate…

Greece Faces Measles Increase
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Greece Faces Measles Increase

Panos - Jan 26, 2018

A new report from Greece’s National Centre for the Control and Prevention of Diseases says it is impossible to rule out not only a rise in measles…

Greeks will be the oldest people in the world by 2025, says WHO
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Greeks will be the oldest people in the world by 2025, says WHO

Panos - Sep 28, 2017

One third of the Greek population will be over 60 years old by 2525, according to the World Heat5lh Organisation (WHO). Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Finland and…

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WHO warns of imminent spread of untreatable superbug gonorrhoea

Panos - Jul 07, 2017

At least three people worldwide are infected with totally untreatable “superbug” strains of gonorrhoea which they are likely to be spreading to others through sex, the World…

Lesvos mayor grants prize money to two fishermen who saved hundreds at sea
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Lesvos mayor grants prize money to two fishermen who saved hundreds at sea

Sokratis - Jan 14, 2017

Authorities on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos have announced that the money from the 2016 Olof Palme prize awarded to its mayor and his counterpart in…

Police seek 10 burglars who nabbed safes from company offices
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Police seek 10 burglars who nabbed safes from company offices

Sokratis - Sep 17, 2016

A group of 10 burglars broke into the offices of a cosmetics company in the northern Athens suburb of Metamorfosi in the early hours of Saturday and…

Top scientists call for postponement of Rio Olympics in urgent letter to WHO due to Zika virus
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Top scientists call for postponement of Rio Olympics in urgent letter to WHO due to Zika virus

chris1 - May 29, 2016

125 top scientists have sent a letter of warning to the World Health Organisation (WHO), asking for the postponement of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games or their…

Zika Virus spreading ‘explosively’, WHO
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Zika Virus spreading ‘explosively’, WHO

Panos - Jan 28, 2016

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has convened an emergency committee to discuss the “explosive” spread of the Zika virus, which has been linked to thousands of birth…