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Vaccination platform opens for more age groups, high-risk groups B

Greece’s health authorities announced on Monday the vaccination schedule for several age groups and people with underlying health problems (Category B). The online platform will open for these groups from April 16.. At the same time, vaccination of those aged 60-64 extends to other vaccines than only with AstraZeneca. Vaccines …

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Scandal in Thessaloniki: Prosecutor investigates off list vaccinations in children institutions

The public prosecutor of Thessaloniki, northern Greece, investigates complaints according to which children with special needs at two institutions in the city did not receive Covid-19 vaccinations; 24 people were inoculated instead, bypassing the priority list of the national program. The scandal touches also two elected officials at the Municipality …

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“Tourism opening will depend on vaccination progress in Greece,” says Minister

Greece’s Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis said on Wednesday that the opening of tourism will depend of the progress of vaccination in the country. Speaking to state broadcaster ERT, Theoharis said “we have drawn up a plan on how tourism will open, to which is included a provision for the people …

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Greece to increase daily jabs, vaccinations program for 85+ kicks off Jan 11

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday that the daily vaccinations are to increase from 5000 to 8000 and confirmed the vaccination program for those aged 85+ will be launched on Monday, January 11, when they will start receiving vaccination appointments. The vaccinations for the general population are scheduled to …

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Holocaust survivor, 98, first care home resident vaccinated in Thessaloniki

A 98-year-old Holocaust survivor was the first resident of a nursing home in Thessaloniki to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Mrs Zana, is a survivor of the death camp in Auschwitz. she resides in Saoul Modiano Nursing Home. The president of National Health Organization (EODY) Panagiotis Arkoumaneas was also present during …

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Karditsa Hospital CEO fired over controversial vaccination consent form

Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias demanded the resignation of the director of the public hospital in Karditsa for forcing health personnel to sign a controversial consent form before receiving the Covid-19 vaccination. According to reports by hospital workers union POEDIN, the director of Karditsa hospital had created his own consent form …

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