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Athens: Update on the health condition of anarchist hunger striker Nikos Romanos

A doctor who examined the comrade at Koridallos prison on Tuesday morning, November 18th – during the ninth day of hunger strike – reports that 21-year-old Nikos Romanos has lost 6kg of body weight (nearly 10% of his total body weight) and feels greater fatigue since the last medical examination. He experiences malaise, dizziness, weakness and mild inspiratory dyspnea on exertion, associated with orthostatic hypotension and sinus tachycardia. His blood glucose level (measured by finger stick) was 58.

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