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Covid-19 prevention drug now available in Greece for people at risk

The electronic platform taking applications for a drug that helps prevent Covid-19 in people who are at a particular risk from the disease opened on Thursday. The drug is for patients with severe immune deficiency and for those who cannot be administered the vaccines against the coronavirus. According to the …

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Greece’s appointments platform for booster shot to open 5.5 months after 2nd dose

The platform to book booster shot for people who got the Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca vaccines will open five and a half months after the second dose, but the jab will be administered after a minimum period of six months, according to a Health Ministry official on Wednesday. Recipients of …

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Vaccination Committee on AstraZeneca, age group 18-24, vaccines for travelers, temporary AMKA

The Greek National Vaccination Committee has changed its policy and strongly recommends that the AstraZeneca vaccine be administered to persons over the age of 60, its chairwoman Maria Theodoridou said on Monday during a regular coronavirus pandemic briefing. The pediatrician said that AstraZeneca’s vaccine is currently being administered to people …

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Greece continues vaccinations with AstraZeneca without revising age limit. However….

The President of Greece’s National Vaccination Committee, professor Maria Theodoridou, informed the public on Wednesday evening about the side effects of AstraZeneca vaccine following of 5 cases of TTS syndrome including one death recorded in the country. Despite the concern about the AstraZeneca vaccine and the thrombosis incidents, the National …

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Rollout to continue with all vaccines, incl AZ, for those over 30, says Greece’s Vaccination Committee

Greece’s National Vaccination Committee has announced on Friday that the vaccination program should continue with any available vaccine, including the one of AstraZeneca and for people over 30 years old. The risk of serious infection and death from COVID-19 is far higher than the risk of thrombosis with low platelet …

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AstraZeneca vaccine is “safe and effective,” says European regulator EMA

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced on Thursday evening that benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19  outweigh risks but also that it is continuing to study possible link with very rare blood clotting disorder. The AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine is “safe and effective” and its benefits outweigh the risks, Europe’s medicines …

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Greece continues AstraZeneca administration pending EMA decision, says Health Minister

Greece will continue using the AstraZeneca vaccine, Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias said on Tuesday adding that the “average number of blood clot incidents among vaccinated persons is not higher that the average number among the general population.” Greece’s decision comes after several European countries including Germany, Spain, Portugal, France, the …

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Inoculations with AstraZeneca to continue on schedule, says Greek Vaccinations Committee

Inoculations with AstraZeneca ‘s Covid-19 vaccine should continue on schedule, the National Committee of Vaccinations said on Sunday, addressing concerns over side effects. Responding to reports of “isolated thrombosis and embolism incidents” following inoculations with AstraZeneca’s vaccines, the committee cited the European Medicines Agency’s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee, which said …

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Greece to allow vaccination of over 65+ year olds with Astrazeneca

The National Vaccinations Committee is expected to recommend soon vaccination of people over 65 also with the Astrazeneca vaccine, Greece’s Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced on Wednesday. Three different vaccines against the coronavirus have become available in Greece since vaccinations began two months ago, said National Vaccination Committee President Maria …

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