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West Nile virus reemerged and spread to new areas in Greece in 2017, researchers show

(European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) West Nile virus (WNV), which is transmitted via mosquito bites, reemerged and spread to new territories of Greece in 2017 following a two-year hiatus in reported human cases, according to findings presented at the 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID). 29 more words

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Santorini: Part II

Santorini is a lovely, lovely place. It is hard to put into words because there is a level of peace and tranquility that exists here that I’ve rarely experienced. 1,203 more words

Meet Layla

Meet Layla a beautiful seventeen-year-old from Syria. Hers is the story of heartbreak. She had been living in Greece with her three brothers ages 20, 14, and 12 for just over a year when we met her. 298 more words

If you are in Greece and want to give back

Look no further than Emfasis Foundation, a Greek based non-profit organization providing relief work for the homeless.

The Founder, Maria Kara, started the organization in effort to aid the suffering of those living in homelessness or extreme poverty in Athens, Greece. 215 more words

Who was better: Greeks or Romans?

First of all, Greeks and Romans have very similar culture.                                                  They share common gods and early Roman legions were primarily constituted of Hoplites (if you don’t know who these guys are you might as well look them up. 182 more words


That Asshole Heinrich Schliemann

Where is Troy located? That’ll be a question most people might be asking themselves mid-binge of Netflix’s new HBO inspired show Troy: Fall of a City… 2,030 more words