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New Democracy MEP Giannakou in intensive care after heart attack

New Democracy MEP Giannakou in intensive care after heart attack

New Democracy MEP Marietta Giannakou continued receiving treatment in an intensive care unit in Athens on Monday after suffering a heart attack over the weekend.

Giannakou, a former education minister, was rushed to the hospital early on Saturday and underwent an operation. However, she suffers from chronic breathing problems, causing doctors concern about her condition.

The MEP, a respected figure in Greek politics, had one of her legs amputated in 2008 due to problems caused by diabetes.