Greece Removes Remaining Covid-19 Restrictions
Greece announced on Tuesday that all remaining measures introduced to combat Covid-19 will be lifted except in public and private health facilities and nursing homes for the elderly. Health Minister Thanos Plevris said his ministry’s coronavirus experts committee had approved...
China Lab Leak Most Likely Caused the Covid-19 Pandemic, US Confirms
The theory that COVID was leaked by a lab in Wuhan, China has been officially confirmed by US authorities. The US Energy Department concluded that an accidental laboratory leak in China most likely caused the Covid-19 pandemic, US media...
A Bottle of Ouzo—and Its Connection to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla
How does ouzo, the anise-flavored aperitif that is widely consumed in Greece and Cyprus, relate to Albert Bourla?
Travelers From China Still Enter Greece With No COVID Checks
Travelers from China enter Greece without checks despite the government's decision last week to demand a negative COVID-19 test and masks. A report on SKAI TV on Thursday said that confusion prevails at Athens International Airport. Travelers arriving from Shanghai...
Greece to Impose COVID Restrictions to Travelers From China
Greece will impose COVID-related restrictions on travelers from China, it was announced after a government meeting on Thursday. The country will demand a negative COVID-19 test and masks for travelers from China at the airports of Greece. This is a complete...
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...
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 evidenced through leaders' performance in the great plagues. By Joel Christensen In the fifth century BC, the...
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 National Public Health Organization (EODY). EODY confirmed 54,649 new cases, which represents an increase of 22...
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 weekly report, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) confirmed 44,775 new COVID-19 cases in the...
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 health experts anticipated this finding and noted that the virus can infect human cells and...