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Greece’s Health Minister redefines “Covid-19 deaths”

Greece’s Health Minister Thanos Plevris said that the protocol for recording deaths from coronavirus is being redefined. The National Health Care Organization EODY will record Covid-19 deaths according to some criteria such as a positive test, pneumonia and respiratory infection and calculate the pandemic deaths accordingly., Plevris said that Greece …

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Former FinMin and ex PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos positive with Covid-19

Former finance minister and ex PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos has been admitted to a hospital in Athens on Thursday after he was tested positive with Covid-19. Initially he underwent precautionary tests and examinations at Sotiria Hospital on Thursday morning following doctors’ advice. However, later, doctors reportedly decided he would be …

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Tsiodras: 39,000 deaths avoided through vaccination; new dangerous mutation possible

“At least 39,000 deaths were avoided through the vaccination.” Greece’s top epidemiologist Sotiris Tsiodras said on Thursday and did not rule out a “possible new dangerous mutation” of Covid-19. At the same time, another professor warned of multiple-drugs resistant germs in the Intensive Care Units of public hospitals in Greek …

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Online platform for 2nd booster shot (4th dose) opens for 70-79 and 60-69

Greece’s appointment platform for the 2nd booster dose (4th dose) of the vaccine against Covid-19, for the age group 70-79, opens on Wednesday, April 13, at the website emvolio.gov.gr. On Friday, April 15, the platform will open for citizens aged 60-69. On April 7, the platform was opened for people …

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Pharmacology professor Kouvelas on trial for spreading misinformation on Covid vaccines

Dimitris Kouvelas, professor of clinical pharmacology at the Aristotle University and a vocal critic of the vaccines against Covid-19 and the coronavirus containment measures, went on trial in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Tuesday for disseminating misinformation regarding the Covid-19 vaccine. Kouvelas was put under investigation and indicted last year after …

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SYRIZA blames Gov’t for soaring prices, high toll of Covid-deaths outside ICU

Main opposition party SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance blames the government for soaring prices and the high toll of Covid-related deaths outside the ICUs. In a spot, the main opposition party urges for a series of measures for the benefit of the society. In a spot SYRIZA demands decrease of the special tax …

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From Prison to ICU: Golden Dawn leader intubated following Covid-19 infection

Convicted Golden Dawn leader and founder Nikos Michaloliakos has been intubated due to Covid-19 infection. He is currently in the ICU of the university hospital of Larissa, where he was transferred from prison.. The man who has underlying health issues was not vaccinated against the virus. Mihaloliakos was transferred to …

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Greece scraps mandatory Covid-test for travelers from USA, Canada, Australia

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority modified its latest air directive (NOTAM) and scrapped the requirement of mandatory Covid-19 for travelers from the United States, Canada and Australia. Travelers from these three countries will not longer have to present a negative Covid-19 test, provided they have a vaccination certificate or a certificate …

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