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Facing poor healthcare conditions, Romanians seek medical help abroad. Romanians top the medical tourism ranking in Austria

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Amid concerning statistics and realities on Romania’s poor medical system, more and more Romanians seek medical aid abroad. For instance, according to statistics released by the Vienna’s Chamber of Commerce, Romanians top the medical tourist ranking in Austria. The Chamber, ...

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Flu death toll up to 4


A 40-year-old man from Iasi, diagnosed with influenza, has died, with the flu death toll thus climbing to four in this season. The total number of respiratory infections nationwide during the past week was 79, 459, 3.6% less though compared ...

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Flu makes third victim


A 40-year-old woman from Botosani county, northeastern Romania, has died in hospital after being diagnosed with flu. The woman had no anti-flu vaccine and had medical records. The Health Direction officials say the woman had come to the hospital too ...

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Sausages with chemicals on sale…

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An analysis conducted by the Consumers Protection Association on 116 types of sausages reveals shocking details. Over 84% of the analyzed samples have sodium nitrite and even solution to thaw the roads. More than 88% of the smoked sausages analyzed ...

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Flu makes two victims so far this year. 15yo boy, the second death case

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A 15-year-old boy from Salaj county has died of flu, the National Center for Disease Surveillance has announced on Thursday. This the second death case in just two days. The B type flu virus has been confirmed on the boy, ...

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Doctor Lucan, under home arrest

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The former director of the Urology and Renal Transplant Institute in Cluj-Napoca, Mihai Lucan, currently investigated for embezzlement under judicial control, will be placed under home arrest, the Bucharest Court of Appeal has ruled on Friday. The court has judged ...

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African swine fever outbreak confirmed in Satu-Mare farm

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The authorities have confirmed on Friday that there was an outbreak of African swine fever in a household in Micula, Satu-Mare County (northern Romania), announcing several measures to prevent the spread of the disease, including the slaughtering the 13 pigs ...

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Romania, among the EU states with the highest number of pharmacists, yet low scores on physiotherapists


The number of pharmacists per inhabitant varied widely among the EU Member States. In 2015, Malta recorded the highest number of practising pharmacists (129 per 100,000 inhabitants), followed by Belgium (121), Spain (119) and Italy (115), latest Eurostat data reveal. ...

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PSD Deputy Florin Iordache, hospitalized to undergo surgery

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PSD Deputy Florin Iordache was hospitalized Thursday morning after a gallbladder crisis. Floreasca Hospital physicians have decided to operate him, Realitatea TV private broadcaster informs. According to the quoted source, the deputy had blood and medical tests and the doctors ...

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