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With treats, punishment, authoritarianism and insanity Greece Gov’t tries to boost vaccinations

With threats, punishment, insane measures and authoritarianism the Greek government tries to “convince” the country’s citizens to get vaccinated. Ministers rule out new lockdown claiming “economic disaster for the country” and a series of punitive measures such as lay-offs and exclusion from state support aid. In addition, the government plans …

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Middle-aged woman collapses and dies after 2nd vaccine dose

A middle-aged woman in Kalavryta collapsed a died a few minutes after she was administered the second doze of a vaccine against Covid-19. The incident tool place Friday noon, while the 56-year-old woman was in the waiting room of the local hospital waiting for possible reactions to the vaccine. She …

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“‘If rate of vaccinated population reaches 80%, pandemic will be over,” says “health expert” aka DevMin

“If vaccinated citizens reach 80 percent of the population, the pandemic will be over,” heralded one of Greece’s “health experts”, the Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis. The minister, a graduate from Philosophy Department of the Athens universe and former telemarketer, has probably never heard of Covid-19 variants nor read …

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Vaccination in Greece’s migration camps on the islands started

The vaccination of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in the camps on the islands and the mainland was launched on Thursday.Vaccinations are scheduled to take place twice a week. The vaccinations at the reception facilities at Kara Tepe on the island of Lesvos, VIAL on Chios and Vathy on Samos …

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Children’s vaccination not mandatory, but will require parental consent

Inoculating children aged 12-15 against Covid-19 is still under consideration by the National Vaccinations Committee, its head professor Maria Theodoridou said on Monday. The committee’s final decision could concern high-risk children as opposed to all of them, she elaborated. Although not mandatory, vaccination will require parental consent, she added. Citing …

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Temporary AMKA applications cleared for Covid-19 vaccination, says head of EODY (POLL)

All requests for temporary AMKA have been cleared for Covid-19 vaccination, Panagiotis Arkoumaneas, President of the National Public Health Organizationtold state broadcaster ERT TV on Thursday morning. The government had opened the online platform to provide with “temporary AMKA (social security number)” for the sole purpose of Covid-vaccination foreigners living …

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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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Mandatory vaccination against Covid-19 for EMAK disaster units

All members of Greece’s Special Units for Disaster Management (EMAK) must be vaccinated against Covid-19 by June 11 or move to other units of the Fire Brigades, the Service leadership has decided. According to an order issued on Tuesday by the Fire Department, firefighters on the emergency units are free …

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Vaccination schedule for aged 30-49; Advise for mRNA vaccines for pregnant women

The general secretariat for Primary Health Care announced on Monday the vaccination schedule for the age groups 30-49. At the same time, the Greek National Vaccination Committee recommended that pregnant women or those in process to have children should rather have mRNA technology vaccines rather than AstraZeneca and Johnson & …

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Greece accelerates vaccination of islands residents

Vaccination of residents on the Cyclades islands of Naxos, Iraklia and Schinousa was launched on Thursday as Greece prepares for the opening of tourism on May 14. Visiting the three islands to watch the procedures, Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias said that ” Eleftheria program” aims to vaccinate people not only …

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