One man dead,
in an elevator shaft
Two men who were in an elevator shaft at the Electroaparataj Group in Bucharest were hit by the elevator’s booth, a release from the Capital Police reads. One of the two young men, aged 20 and 25 respectively died, while the other was severely injured, says chief inspector Christian Ciocan. According to Labour Inspection Chief Stefan Mares, the accident does not qualify as a labour incident, the two men who were on the industrial platform were not employees of the group. Police says the two victims were part of a five- six suspect group.
Vaccination against HPV gets green light from Ministry
Health Ministry’s state secretary Cristian Anton announced the beginning of the vaccination campaign against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), after initial screenings showing a worrying incidence in the female population. As far as the number of deaths from HPV, Romania is on the first place in the European Union, with an incidence 0f 27.6 pc, which is over 6 per cent bigger than in other countries. State Secretary Cristian Anton said every year in Romania are diagnosed over 3,400 women with the treatment costing the state approximately EUR 70 M. Inoculation is not compulsory but medics highly recommend it, as statistics show teenager girls’ inoculation and periodical Papanicolau screening tests can prevent up to 24 per cent of the cases. The vaccination campaign will start on November 23, in a first stage will be inoculated young girls in the 6th and 7th grade, the revaccination is to be done between January and May 2010. Statistics show some 100, 000 girls will be vaccinated.
One man dead,