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Plagues Follow Bad Leadership in Ancient Greek Tales

The tales of ancient Greece remind the public that leaders must be able to plan for the future based on past events. Examples are...

COVID-19 Cases in Greece Continue Upward Trend

New COVID-19 cases in Greece continued to rise in the week of September 26th to October 2nd, according to the weekly report by the...

New COVID-19 Cases Spike in Greece

Greece has recorded a 24 percent rise in new COVID-19 cases during the last week compared to the previous, authorities announced on Tuesday. In its...

New Coronavirus Resistant to Vaccines Found in Bats

Virus-hunting researchers have discovered a new coronavirus in bats identified to be resistant to vaccines—a finding that could spell trouble for the human population. Public...

Greece Confirms First Case of COVID’s Centaurus Subvariant

On Tuesday, Greece confirmed the first case of omicron BA.2.7 'Centaurus' variant in the country. Health authorities have not revealed where the case was...

Greece Warned Over Dangerous COVID-19 and Influenza Mix

A leading Greek expert warned that the combination of COVID-19 and influenza could prove dangerous for Greece in the months of October and November. "The...

Centaurus Variant Expected to Dominate COVID Cases in Greece

The BA.2.75 variant of COVID-19, nicknamed Centaurus, is expected to become dominant in Greece by the end of September to early October, according to...

Covid-19 Deaths Spike During Last Week in Greece

Health authorities in Greece announced on Tuesday that 355 deaths from Covid-19 were registered in the week 25-31 July. This represents a significant increase...

COVID-19 Prevention Drug, Evusheld, Available in Greece

Greece has officially launched an online platform taking applications for the Evusheld drug that helps prevent COVID-19 in people who are at risk. According to...

President Biden Tests Positive For COVID-19 For Second Time

US President Biden has tested positive for the coronavirus for a second time in ten days.

Greece Records 136,077 New Cases of COVID-19 in a Week

Health authorities in Greece announced 136,077 new cases of COVID-19 and 271 virus-related deaths during the week of July 18th to July 24th. Of...

President Biden Tests Positive for COVID-19

President Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House announced on Thursday. The US leader is said to be experiencing “mild symptoms” and is...

COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket to 25,566 in Greece

Cases of COVID-19 have skyrocketed in Greece, as the country has confirmed 25,566 new infections and nineteen deaths associated with the virus in the...

COVID-19 Infections in Greece Surge Past 20,000

Greece’s health authorities reported 20,084 new infections on Tuesday, as the Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 continued to drive the sixth wave of the...

New COVID Restrictions in Greece May Come in Fall: Health Minister

COVID-19 restrictions may be reimposed throughout Greece in the fall, the country's health minister predicted on Monday. The news comes amid the latest surge...

Greece Under Fire for Recommending 2nd COVID-19 Booster for 30+

Greek authorities' decision to recommend a second COVID-19 booster shot for individuals over thirty was criticized by a leading health specialist on Friday. The current...

Fauci Tests Positive for Covid; “Experiencing Mild Symptoms”

Dr. Anthony Fauci tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, but the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and President...

Where are Masks Still Required in Greece?

As of June 1st, the use of masks is no longer required in much of Greece, but there are still some places where people...

Greece Says a Fourth Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine May Be Necessary

A fourth dose of a vaccine against COVID-19 will likely be necessary, especially for vulnerable groups, Greece's Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on Monday. Speaking...

Greece to Scrap Mask Mandate on June 1st

People in Greece will no longer be required to wear masks indoors starting June first, according to Thanos Plevris, the Greek minister of health. However,...

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.