HIV up 200%, Malaria flaring up in Greece

Greece is borked, but because of the incompetence or malice of those at the ECB it is significantly more borked than it needs to be. It such a bad state are Greece’s finances because the ECB has sat idly by as it languishes in depression that they’ve cut major public health programmes leading to

“Greece is an example of perhaps the worst case of austerity leading to public health disasters,” Mr. Stuckler explained in a telephone interview.

“After mosquito spraying programs were cut, we’ve seen a return of malaria, which the country has kept under control for the past four decades. New HIV infections have jumped more than 200 percent,” he noted.

Via. This is just an addendum to yesterday’s post trying to personalise it a little.