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Greece coronavirus: Health ministry suspends all leaves for public health sector staff

Greece’s Health Ministry has suspended all leaves for health public sector personnel from September 1, a day after an all time record number of coronavirus infections was registered on Tuesday. By decision of Deputy Health Minister Vassilis Kontozamanis on Wednesday, all leaves for the staff of public hospitals and other …

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EU Commission approves €100mn to boost Greece’s health system

Τhe European Commission has approved an additional 100 million euros for Greece in the business program for Reforming the Public Sector 2014-2020, which forms part of the Partnership Agreement for the Development Framework. According to the proposal by the Greek Development and Investments Ministry, these new funds will be used …

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Pandemic in Thessaloniki: Two-class Covid-19 patients, 2-tier doctors

Health authorities in Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city and the hardest hit by the pandemic, are preparing for the worst with two-class system both for patients and doctors. In a circular to the Ambulance Service of the city, health authorities urge paramedics to not take patients without insurance should not …

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“Lockdown in Attica” if restrictions don’t flatten the curve, signal Greek officials

Greek officials reiterated in the past hours the possibility of a lockdown should the latest measures do not decrease coronavirus infections and continue to put the health system under pressure, especially in Attica. Epidemiologists reportedly awaiting for the latest restrictions in force September 21 – October 4 to flatten the …

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