Omicron Subvariant XBB 1.5 ‘Most Transmissible’ COVID Strain
The new Omicron sub-variant XBB.1.5 is causing some concern in Asia and the US, where it is spreading rapidly. XBB.1.5 is a sub-lineage of the Omicron subvariant XBB and has been deemed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the...
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 discovered. Greek experts had recently warned that Centaurus could become dominant in Greece by the end...
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 co-existence of influenza and COVID-19 is something that causes serious concern scientists," said Ghikas...
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 from the previous week's 271 virus-related deaths. The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) said that there...
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 these, nineteen percent were identified as reinfections. The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) also announced...
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 COVID-19 pandemic in the country. On Monday, the National Organization for Public Health (EODY) had reported...
Bill Gates Warns Another Pandemic is Coming
Bill Gates warned on Friday that another pandemic is all but certain that would likely stem from a different pathogen to that of the coronavirus family. In an interview with CNBC on the sidelines of the annual Munich Security Conference...
Erdogan, Wife Test Positive for COVID-19
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife, Emine, have tested positive for coronavirus, as they announced on Saturday
New Omicron Variant Detected in at Least 40 Nations
First noted by the World Health Organization on Tuesday, January 24, the so-called Stealth Omicron variant of the coronavirus has been detected in at least 40 countries across the world, although much is unknown about it, including how severe...
New Data Finds Booster Shot Crucial For Protection Against Omicron
Data from new studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that a Covid-19 vaccine booster shot offers significant protection against serious infection from Omicron. The omicron variant of Covid has become the most dominant strain...