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A 65-year-old woman admitted to Patras

In Greece, a second case of leprosy has been detected in the last few days. A 65-year-old woman is being treated in isolation at a hospital in Patras, northwestern Peloponnese, and her first case is admitted to the Atico Hospital in Athens.

According to the state broadcaster ERT And local mediaThe woman is being treated alone at the Dermatology Clinic at Rio University Hospital.

Isolation is essential to prevent the spread of infectious diseases

This case was confirmed by lab tests at Rio and Aticon Hospitals. Women’s health is reportedly not causing concern to medical staff. There is no information on whether a woman has traveled abroad, ERT I quoted the source of the hospital information and reported it.

Sunday and at that time Cases suspected of monkeypoxProfessor of Microbiology at Atticon Hospital in Spyridon Pournaras revealed that patients infected with leprosy are being treated at a hospital in West Athens.

Also, this patient is from the Peloponnese Peninsula, and Prunaras Said..

“I found such a case the day before yesterday. It may be an old illness that was forgotten, but you need to be careful not to spread it.” Prunaras Said Open TV..

He added that another case of leprosy was detected in 2020.

So far, there is no official statement by the Greek National Medical Institution regarding cases of leprosy. EODY..

https://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2022/05/24/second-case-of-leprosy-in-greece-65-year-old-woman-hospitalized-in-patras/ A 65-year-old woman admitted to Patras

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