Probe after three-months’ worth of clinical waste found unprocessed outside disposal unit

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By Evie Andreou

Authorities said on Thursday they had launched a probe into the improper storage of more than 100 tonnes – more than three months’ worth – of highly hazardous medical waste outside the Kofinou premises of the disposal contractor for state hospitals.

Officials on Wednesday caught employees of the company red-handed loading the waste onto a truck to be transferred to an unknown location and called in the police to guard the unit to make sure no hazardous material exited the premises.

According to the head of the agriculture ministry’s...


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Probe after three-months’ worth of clinical waste found unprocessed outside disposal unit


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