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“Repeated vaccinations are not a viable strategy, reservations on 4th dose,” says Greece’s Vaccination Committee

“Repeated vaccinations are not a viable strategy against Covid-19 and the booster shot does not build a wall of immunity,” the president of Greece’s National Vaccination Committee, Professor Maria Theodoridou, said on Tuesday evening. During the Live Briefing, Theodoridou expressed also reservations about the fourth dose of vaccination. Speaking about …

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Health experts warn of new mutations, up to 30K daily infections; updated COVID-MAP

While the debate on relaxation of protection measures has started, some epidemiologists in Greece do not seem to be particularly optimistic about the course of the pandemic for the next couple of weeks. Experts fear new mutations of the Covid-19 virus. At the same time, some warn of even 30,000 …

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Radiation leak risk after power cut at occupied Chernobyl plant, Ukraine warns

Radioactive substances could be released from Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear power plant because it cannot cool spent nuclear fuel after its power connection was severed, Ukraine’s state-run nuclear company Energoatom said on Wednesday. It said fighting made it impossible to immediately repair the high-voltage power line to the plant, which was …

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PM Mitsotakis to address the nation on pandemic, measures to curb the 4th wave

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will address the nation on the course of the pandemic and ahead of the holiday season. The televised  message is scheduled on Thursday, Novembe 18, 2021. Citing sources, media report that the Prime Minister will stress the importance of curbing the virus’ spread ahead of …

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Greece: 3,273 coronavirus cases, 20 deaths, 286 intubations; distribution

Greece’s health authorities announced on Thursday 3,273 coronavirus cases and 20 Covid-related deaths in the last 24hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals Intensive Care Units increased further to 286. Live Briefing At the weekly live briefing on coronavirus developments on Thursday, professor of Pathology of the Medical School …

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“‘If rate of vaccinated population reaches 80%, pandemic will be over,” says “health expert” aka DevMin

“If vaccinated citizens reach 80 percent of the population, the pandemic will be over,” heralded one of Greece’s “health experts”, the Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis. The minister, a graduate from Philosophy Department of the Athens universe and former telemarketer, has probably never heard of Covid-19 variants nor read …

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Greece: 2692 new coronavirus cases, 63 deaths in 24 hours

Greece’s health authorities announced on Friday evening, Thursday evening, 2,692 new coronavirus cases and the death of 63 more patients who died of complications of Covid-19. The number of intubated patients has decreased further to 749. Live Briefing Αt the Live Briefing on Friday, health authorities said that “we haven’t …

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TV-host arrested for faking armed attack at his house

A TV host and publisher has been been initially detained by police and later arrested and is accused for faking an armed attack at his own house after police withdrew protection he received as a private citizen. There have been also allegations of having taken out a contract on the …

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Greece: 1195 new coronavirus, 23 more mutations, another 19 deaths

For fourth consecutive day, new coronavirus cases in Greece remain at four-digit level . Authorities announced on Friday, 1,195 new cases in the last 24 hours and another 19 deaths. The number of Covid-19 patients intubated in hospitals across the country stands at 246, three more than a day earlier. …

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