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Coronavirus protocol for unvaccinated health workers

Unvaccinated health staff – except doctors – who return to work as of 1. January  2023, must wear a high-protection mask and submit two coronavirus tests a week, the Health Ministry announced on Wednesday. The protocol refers to unvaccinated nurses, administrative personnel and other hospital staff except doctors. Doctors, nurses, …

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Unvaccinated health workers to return with strict protocol

Unvaccinated health workers of the National Health Care system will return to work under a strict protocol that will include regular rapid testing. The return is reportedly scheduled on January 1, 2023, almost 15 months after thousands of doctors, nurses and administrative personnel were sent home for refusing to not …

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Additional “restrictive measures” after Christmas holidays, says Greek Health Minister

Health Minister Thanos Plevris saod on Wednesday that the government is considering a new “framework of restrictive measures” against Covid-19 after the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Speaking at the Plenary of the Parliament Plevris stressed that the Epidemiologists’ Committee that is meeting today will make its recommendations and the …

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Christmas bonus for health workers, low-pensioners, people with disabilities, says PM

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced an extra Christmas bonus to health workers, low-pensioners and people with disabilities who receive allowance. The extra bonus is aiming to absorb price hikes for the benefit of those combating the pandemic and the vulnerable groups of the society. The bonus is one off payment. …

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Authorities concerned about increased infections among health workers

Greece’s health authorities are increasingly concerned about a spike of coronavirus infections among the health workers in the country’s hospitals. Infected are doctors and nurses, even in clinics designated to deal with Covid-19 patients only. According to the union of hospital workers POEDIN, 70 health workers have been tested positive …

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