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EC Oks Romanian Health Ministry’s decision to suspend anti-measles vaccine exports


The Health Ministry has temporarily suspended the ROR vaccine exports inside the European Union amid the measles epidemic that our country is facing. The ROR vaccine protects children against measles, mumps and rubella. The European Commission has favorably approved the ...

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PM Grindeanu underwent medical intervention

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PM Sorin Grindeanu has undergone a minor medical intervention, a cautery of some naevi, also known as moles. The intervention took place at the Military Hospital in Bucharest last week, while the premier’s general health condition has not been affected ...

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Investigation at ‘Filantropia’ Hospital in Craiova, in the case of erroneous transfusions: The head of the Haematology Department – dismissed

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The Discipline Committee of the ‘Filantropia’ Municipal Hospital in Craiova has decided to dismiss the head of the Haematology Department, in the case of the 12 patients who were transfused on February 24 and six of whom had adverse reactions ...

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Political controversies over mandatory vaccination. Health minister: Romania is in the middle of measles epidemic and on the verge of catastrophe

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Amid measles epidemic in Romania, authorities haven’t yet solved the vaccine crisis, with ruling party’s leaders arguing against one another on the vaccination. After Social Democrat chairman Liviu Dragnea said that he is reserved about compelling parents by law to ...

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Pantelimon hospital manager sacked

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Health Minister Florian Bodrog has sacked the interim manager of Pantelimon Hospital in Bucharest on Wednesday. “I have just sacked him. He was interim. Several management errors have been reported. I haven’t decided yet who would replace him,” the minister ...

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Patient dies due to erroneous blood transfusion

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A 66-year-old man has died due to an erroneous blood transfusion. The Health Ministry initiated an investigation at the St. Pantelimon Hospital in Bucharest, following the incident, and is to draw up a report on the case, digi24.ro reports. The ...

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Three-month-old baby girl dies of measles, death toll up to 22


A three-month-old baby girl from Timis has died of measles, the National Public Health Institute announced on Wednesday. The death toll in Romania climbed to 22. There are roughly 5,000 children diagnosed with measles in Romania. Most of the cases ...

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