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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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Greece’s experts examine lifting the mandatory use of masks outdoors

Greece’s epidemiologists’ committee is meeting on Wednesday to examine the possibility of further lifting of Covid-restrictions with the mandatory use of masks outdoors expected to be on the focus of the discussion. The epidemiologists who advise the Health Ministry will reportedly consider whether to lift the mandatory use of masks …

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8,400 deaths prevented due to vaccines, says Greece top epidemiologist Tsiodras

8,400 coronavirus-related deaths have been avoided in Greece since the national vaccine rollout late December last year, professor for infectious and the country’s top epidemiologists Sotiris Tsiodras said Wednesday, in a rare Live on TV appearance to convince people to get the jab. He added that according to analysis models, …

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Greece: 1,151 new coronavirus cases, 27 more deaths; Tsiodras warns

New coronavirus cases in Greece remain over 1000 for a second consecutive day as authorities announced on Wednesday evening 1,151 detected cases in the last 24 hours. In the same time, 27 more people lost their lives due to Covid-19, among them a 16-year-old girl, the youngest victim in the …

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Greek experts: Recent spike is cause of concern; some new measures

The recent spike in coronavirus cases in Greece is cause for concern, professor for Infectious Diseases Sotiris Tsiodras, representative of the Health Ministry, and head of Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias said during a live press conference on Tuesday evening, the day were a new jump with 121 new cases …

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Coronavirus Greece: New jump with 121 cases, total infections reach 4855

A new jump in coronavirus infections on Tuesday with 121 new confirmed cases in the last 24 hours. No new deaths. The total number of infections has reached 4,855. According to Greece’s health authorities 12 of the new cases have been detected among travellers and the remaining are among the …

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Greece’s top epidemiologist Tsiodras on extraordinary presser on Aug 4

“When you see us together again, it will mean, things are very bad,” head of Greek Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias said at the last coronavirus live briefing end on May. Two months later, things seem to be “very bad” indeed and the Health Ministry announced an extraordinary live briefing with …

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COVID-19 immunity in Greece’s population very low, says Tsiodras

The immunity that the Greek population has acquired from the coronavirus is small. Only 0.5% of the Greek population is estimated to have developed immunity, Professor for infectious Diseases and spokesman of National Health Organization, Sotiris Tsiodras, said on Thursday. Citing current scientific data, Tsiodras said that “the mild course …

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Greece makes “use of mask mandatory in closed places”

The use of face mask will be mandatory in closed and busy places when the lockdown is lifted , Professor for Infectious Diseases and spokesman of Greece’s National Health Organization Sotiris Tsiodras announced on Monday. Speaking at the daily briefing about the course of the coronavirus in the country, Tsiodras …

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Top epidemiologist tells Greeks they need to go on diet during lockdown

Professor of Infectious Diseases and spokesman of the National Health Organization Sotiris Tsiodras advised Greeks on Easter Monday to follow a healthy diet now that they are in home isolation due to pandemic. A variety of vegetables and fruits, lean meat, seafood and fish are some of the dietary options …

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Tsiodras visits Roma settlement in quarantine, gives anti-racism lesson

Greece’s top epidemiologist and Professor for Infectious Diseases Sotiris Tsiodras and the head of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias visited the Roma settlement under quarantine after at least 20 residents were tested positive n coronavirus. They both did not use any protection means like masks and gloves and mingled with the …

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COVID-19 briefing: 4 patients off mechanical support; drugs in hospitals, rapid tests

“It is the small victories that will define the battle against the coronavirus,” said spokesman of Greece’s National Health Organization and Professor for Infectious Diseases Sotiris Tsiodras on Friday evening, during the daily briefing on the situation of COVID-19 patients, the confirmed cases and the number of deaths. “Four patients …

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Greece’s top Epidemiologist Tsiodras under fire for church going during ban

Spokesman of the National Health Organization and Professor for Infectious Diseases, Sotiris Tsiodras, came under fire on Sunday for chanting in a church during the mass that was supposed to be held behind closed doors except for the clergy and the helpers. As if this was not enough to trigger …

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