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Monday, 29.08.2016, 06:36
A lab test has confirmed the presence of African swine fever (ASF) in pigs on a farm with 2,700 pigs on Estonia's Saaremaa Island, reports LETA/BNS.
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Sanatoriums in Lithuania are again hosting growing numbers of guests from Russia, with more clients coming from other important foreign markets, therefore, some of the sanatoriums expect a two-digit increase in 2016 revenue, LETA/BNS cites Verslos Zinios daily information.
Patients’ total debts to Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital (Eastern Hospital) has grown to EUR 4.5 mln, the hospital’s representative Inguna Potetinova told LETA.
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Lithuania's mortality rate due to drug overdoses is more than twice as high as the EU average, but the situation in Estonia is even worse, informs LETA/BNS.
Although results of a fresh study by the Estonian Institute of Economic Research published on May 20th show that alcohol consumption has declined in Estonia, data published by National Institute for Health Development show that the number of deaths as a result of alcohol consumption remains on the same level, informs LETA/BNS.