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Almost 30% of the Romanian hospitals hosted in buildings with high seismic risk

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After the shocking statement that almost 80% of the hospitals in Romania should be closed down if rules were enforced, the Health minister Vlad Voiculescu on Thursday reiterated the warning, also pointing to another major deficiency of the healthcare system: ...

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Sanitas trade unionists request Labour Minister’s resignation

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Sanitas trade union federation has sent an open letter on Friday to Labour Minister Dragos Pislaru to request his resignation, following a post on his Facebook page arguing that the trade union leaders “are playing the PSD game” and that ...

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Measles makes two more victims: 27yo woman, one-year-old baby girl in Arad

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Another two persons died in the past days from complications caused by measles: a 27-year-old woman and a one-year-old baby girl, both from Arad county. The measles death toll climbed to six overall, with 5 only in Arad. The 27yo ...

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Hyperbaric chamber at Floreasca’s ward for burnt, bought for antiageing treatment

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The new ward for burnt patients hosted by the Floreasca Hospital in Bucharest and the hyperbaric chamber are amid new scandal after information revealed they are still not functional. The Health minister himself disclosed that the hyperbaric chamber worth RON ...

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Anti-cancer treatment under way in Timisoara

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Romanian researchers from Timisoara together with a specialist from Germany are working on a revolutionary treatment that might help cure cancer. They are practically working on using genetically modified cells in order to destroy the cancer cells. A similar study ...

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Romanians, the least obese in the EU, Eurostat says

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Malta has the highest proportion of obese adults in Europe, while Romania is the least obese, according to the latest Eurostat study. Therefore, Romanians are in the best shape, as only 9.4% adults are obese, even over ranking Italians (10.7%) ...

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16 y.o. teenager in Arad dies from complications caused by measles

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A 16 year-old boy in Arad has died on Thursday in hospital due to complications caused by measles, given that the teenager suffered from a congenital condition and had not been vaccinated. This is is the third death recorded in ...

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Man dies from West Nile in Iasi

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An old man died in Iasi after being infected with the West Nile virus following a mosquito bite. Another four people in the county are officially reported as having the same virus. Nine such deaths have been reported countrywide so ...

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