Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Measles outbreak kills 30 in Romania

A measles outbreak affecting several European countries has killed 30 people in Romania, most of them children, health authorities in Bucharest said on Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Measles outbreak in Romania has killed 17 children

A measles outbreak in Romania has killed 17 children and infected thousands more since September due to poverty and an anti-vaccination movement, local media reported Saturday.

HIV & AIDS

Saving the lives of Romanian children with HIV

Dr Paul Marinescu has chosen to meet me on a cold winter's day in a room stocked with plants, fish tanks and two parrots singing in their cages. It's a room as lively as its incumbent's life. This grey-haired man with a gentle ...

Health

Pregnant at 15, the teenage mothers of Romania

"God has given me a beautiful little girl. But life is difficult because I am still a child myself," says Lorena, one of more than 2,000 girls under 16 who give birth in Romania each year, some as young as 12.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Swine flu kills three in Central Europe

Three people have died in Romania and Macedonia after being infected with the H1N1 influenza strain known as swine flu, the two countries' health ministries said Thursday.

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