Via Shane Granger's new blog Peak Jobs, a disturbing report: Greece: More than 3-million without health cover and 1.38-million unemployed. Excerpt:
Via France24. Three million Greeks without health cover: NGO. One of the items that might be assumed in the Eurozone is that its citizens have a much higher level of social support than other parts of the world. Unfortunately, due to more than six years of decline and record high unemployment of 27.4% many Greeks have fallen outside of the safety net.
Click through for the full post. Shane is raising a neglected issue: The public health impact of austerian economic decisions, and not only in the EU. This is a case where politics really is medicine on a very, very large scale.