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Greece’s Top Court Rules Mandatory Vaccination Lawful

The Council of State, Greece's top court, ruled on Friday that a policy of mandatory vaccination is constitutional, as appointments for the first dose...

Intubations Surge as First Case of Omicron Variant Found in Greece

Greece recorded a total of 6,260 cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, while 6,196 were recorded in the country yesterday, Wednesday. The record for the highest...

Germany Imposes Nationwide Lockdown for the Unvaccinated

Germany on Thursday followed the example of Greece, announced a nationwide lockdown for the unvaccinated, as its leaders backed plans for mandatory vaccinations in...

Greece Reports First Case of Omicron Variant on Crete

The first case of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in Greece was confirmed on Thursday by the Minister of Health, Thanos Plevris. He said...

Do Vaccine Mandates Actually Work?

Greece announced a vaccine mandate for all people over 60 on Tuesday. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced plans to fine people who refuse the...

First US Case of Omicron Variant Detected in San Francisco

The first case of the Omicron variant was just detected on Wednesday in the city of San Francisco, according to the U.S. Centers for...

Covid-19 Cases High as Greece Makes Vaccine Mandatory for Over 60s

The number of cases of Covid-19 in Greece, along with the number of those on ventilators in the country, remain high as Greece moves...

Anti-Vaccine Christian Broadcaster Marcus Lamb Dies of Covid-19

Marcus Lamb, the co-founder of Evangelical Christian broadcasting network Daystar Television, passed away from Covid-19 at the age of 64 on Tuesday. In a tweet,...

Vaccination Appointments in Greece Skyrocket After Mandatory Ruling

Appointments for initial coronavirus vaccinations in Greece jumped sharply in the first 24 hours after the government announced on Tuesday that vaccination for people...

Coronavirus Cases Remain High in Greece

Greece recorded a total of 7,486 cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, while 6,677 were recorded in the country yesterday, Monday. The record for the...

Greece Makes Vaccination Mandatory for People Over 60

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Tuesday that coronavirus vaccinations will be made compulsory for all over 60-year-olds across the nation. Aiming to stem...

Vaccines May be Less Effective Against Omicron, Pharma Makers Warn

Existing vaccines may be less effective against the Covid-19 Omicron variant than they are against the other variants out there, the CEO's of Moderna...

Over 18,000 Coronavirus-Related Deaths in Greece Since Start of Pandemic

Greece recorded a total of 6,677 cases of the coronavirus on Monday. The record for the highest number of coronavirus cases recorded in one day...

Nations Close Borders as Omicron Spreads; Variant’s Severity Unclear

A South African physician who was one of the first people worldwide to recognize the existence of the new coronavirus strain, now called Omicron,...

Omicron Variant Spreads Throughout the World; Five Quarantined in Greece

The Omicron Covid variant, first discovered in South Africa, has been detected around the world over the weekend raising fears of new lockdowns. Omicron has...

Greece Donates 200,000 Doses of Covid Vaccine to Gabon

Greek Foreign Minster Nikos Dendias made the first trip to Gabon of any Greek official on Friday, bringing with him 200,000 doses of coronavirus...

Greece Restricts Travel to Save Christmas from Africa Covid Variant

Greece announced on Friday tough measures to keep the country open for this year's Christmas festivities against the latest Covid-19 variant that was discovered...

EU Proposes Southern Africa Travel Ban in Fear of New Variant

A so-called "emergency brake" may soon be applied in the fight against the coronavirus as the EU proposes a Southern Africa travel ban because...

Greece Rules Out New Lockdown Despite Pressure on Covid ICUs

Greece insisted on Thursday there will be no new lockdown in the country, despite the rising Covid-19 cases and the pressure on the intensive...

New Botswana Variant is the Most Evolved Covid Strain

A new Covid-19 mutation, known as the B.1.1.529 variant, is believed to be the most evolved strain since the pandemic began in late 2019. B.1.1.529...

Coronavirus Live Interactive Map

As the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is spreading around the globe, Microsoft and Bing, created the below interactive map, where you can select areas and see active, recovered and fatal cases of infections. You can also see results by country as well as useful information on the disease.