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Vaccines Maybe Less Effective Against Omicron, Pharma Makers Warn

Existing vaccines may be less effective against the Covid-19 Omicron variant, the CEO's of Moderna and Pfizer admitted on Monday. Speaking to the Financial Times,...

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...

Greece Proposes Booster Shot for Over 60s as “Condition” for Travel

Greece proposed to the European Union on Wednesday that the Covid-19 booster shot be made "a condition of safe travel within the European Union...

Coronavirus Surge Continues in Greece

Greece recorded a total of 7,108 cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, while 8,100 were recorded in the country yesterday, Tuesday. The record for the...

Covid-19 Numbers Remain Elevated in Greece

Greece recorded a total of 8,100 cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, while 7,287 were recorded in the country yesterday, Monday. The record for the highest...

Pfizer’s Long-Term Study: Covid-19 Vaccine 100% Effective in Adolescents

The first long-term study of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is out -- and the results show that the shot is 100% effective against the coronavirus...

Covid-19: Over 100 Deaths in Greece on Monday

Greece recorded a total of 7,287 cases of Covid-19 on Monday, while 4,108 were recorded in the country yesterday, Sunday. The record for the highest...

Violent Riots Rage in Holland Over Covid-19 Restrictions

Riots in Holland raged for three nights due to the general public chafing under Covid-19 restrictions as Dutch caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Monday...

Covid-19 Update: 5,991 New Cases, 69 Deaths, 594 Intubated in Greece

The Covid-19 update for Saturday issued by Greece's National Public Health Organization (EOPY) shows 5,991 new confirmed cases, 69 deaths and 594 intubations

Covid Lockdown Nightmare Returns to Europe

A Covid surge across Europe has instigated a new series of lockdown measures and vaccine mandates across the continent. Austria initiated a national lockdown...

Germany Adds Greece to List of “High-Risk” Covid Countries

Germany added Greece and three other nations to its "high-risk" list for Covid-19 on Friday, meaning that unvaccinated Germans traveling to these countries must...

Coronavirus Cases, Deaths Remain High in Greece

Greece recorded a total of 7,805 cases of the coronavirus on Friday, while 7,317 were recorded in the country yesterday, Thursday. The record for the...

Greece Bars Unvaccinated from All Enclosed Venues to Halt Covid-19 Spread

As Covid-19 cases surge, Greece is toughening restrictions for the unvaccinated starting on Monday, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday. In a televised...

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.