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Bird flu case again in Romania


The National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority (ANSVSA) has confirmed the presence of the bird flu virus, subtype H5N8, on Romanian territory. In the morning of November 22, 2016, following the notification of mortality observed in wild swans, the ...

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Transplants blocked, ANT warns


No organ transplant has been conducted countrywide lately since the row involving the National Transplant Agency (ANT), said Radu Deac, the ANT executive director. He argued that no doctor agreed to give his consent for such a procedure for fear ...

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Two ex-hospital managers convicted for bribe taking

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Former hospital managers Bogdan Paltineanu and Dan Straja on Thursday have been sentenced to three years on parole for bribe taking. The Bucharest Tribunal ruling is not final yet. The judges have maintained the judicial control against the two former ...

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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


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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