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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 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...

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...

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 estimates by a Greek expert. Speaking to state broadcaster ERT, Dimosthenis Sarigiannis, professor of environmental engineering...

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...

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 Greece’s Health Ministry, the monoclonal antibody medicine developed by AstraZeneca, which has been approved by...

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.