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Health ministry declares flu epidemic, as death toll climbs to 57

Health minister Sorina Pintea, has announced on Wednesday morning that the flu epidemic is in state, as three epidemic weeks have been registered in a row and the death toll climbed to 57. “We cannot say that we are facing ...

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Update: Romania on the brink of flu epidemic: death toll reaches 28. Quarantine at Sibiu Pediatric Hospital

Another two people have died due to influenza, a 70-year-old man from Timis County and a 71-year-old woman from Bucharest. Both had pre-existing medical conditions and were not vaccinated against the flu, the National Institute for Public Health informs. A ...

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Flu death toll up to 52

A man aged 62 years old from Arad and a 58-year old from Timis County have died due to influenza, bringing the death toll to 52 on Friday, the National Institute for Public Health informs, quoted by antena3.ro. None of ...

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Varicella epidemic. Dozens of children and adults hospitalized at the Institute of Infectious Diseases in Bucharest

One of the most contagious diseases of childhood – varicella – is spreading rapidly. More and more patients are hospitalised with severe complications. Dozens of children and adults are already hospitalised at the ‘Matei Bals’ Institute of Infectious Diseases in ...

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

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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2yo baby girl dies of measles in Craiova, death toll climbs to 17

A 2-year-old baby girl died of measles at the Hospital for Infectious Diseases in Craiova (southwestern Romania). The little girl, coming from a Roma community from Dolj county, had no birth certificate and hasn’t been vaccinated. Another seven children from ...

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Roundup: Measles outbreak in Romania – 3,446 cases in 37 counties, 17 dead

The total number of confirmed measles cases in Romania until March 10 was of 3,446 recorded illnesses in 37 counties, 17 of which resulted in the death of the patient, the National Public Health Institute (INSP) informs on its website. ...

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