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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 in Southern Africa. According to the latest measures, foreign travelers coming into Greece from South Africa,...

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 of a new variant that has developed there. The new strain of the virus has a...

Greece Donates 150,000 Doses of Covid Vaccine to Ghana

Greece donated over 150,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to Ghana during the visit of foreign minister Nikos Dendias to the African country last week. The donation is expected to augment the ongoing Covid-19 vaccination exercise in Ghana and...

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 had mutated a total of 32 times when it was first discovered in Botswana, a...

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 for European citizens above 60 years old." The proposal was included in a letter sent by...

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 highest number of coronavirus cases recorded in one day in Greece was broken on November...

WHO: Europe Could Face Another 700,000 Covid Deaths by Next Spring

The World Health Organization's Regional Director for Europe, Dr. Hans Kluge, said on Tuesday that the continent is facing a grim outlook for the future of the Covid-19 pandemic. WHO Europe expects 700,000 more people to die from coronavirus across...

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 number of coronavirus cases recorded in one day in Greece was broken on November 9,...

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 number of coronavirus cases recorded in one day in Greece was broken on November 9,...

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 condemned rioters, calling them “idiots,” and promising that they would be brought to justice. There were...