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Greece to Scrap Mask Mandate on June 1st

People in Greece will no longer be required to wear masks indoors starting June first, according to Thanos Plevris, the Greek minister of health. However, masks will still be required in certain places, such as in hospitals, elder care homes,...

EU Drops Mandatory Masks on Planes and Airports

Face masks will no longer be required in airports and on planes in Europe, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said on Wednesday. The easing of the measure will be...

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?

Bill Gates Warns of More Fatal COVID-19 Variant

Bill Gates warned on Sunday that the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, saying there could be a variant that is "even more transmissive and even more fatal." "We haven't even seen the worst of it," he said in an...

China Reports First Human Case Of Bird Flu

China confirmed on Tuesday the first known human case of the H3N8 strain of bird flu to a four-year-old boy living in central Henan province. China's National Health Commission (NHC) said the boy tested positive for the strain after being...

Saint Corona Venerated for Protection Against Epidemics

Though sometimes forgotten, the Orthodox and Catholic Churches have long commemorated a saint who is thought to protect against disease and pandemics, such as today’s coronavirus. Saint Corona (who is also known as St. Kron or St. Kronpeth) is the...

COVID-19: 9,308 Cases, 57 Deaths Recorded in Greece Thursday

Greece confirmed 9,308 new COVID-19 infections and 57 deaths associated with the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Thursday. A total of 11,061 cases were recorded in the country the day before...

Greece Records 6,929 COVID-19 Cases on Monday

Greece confirmed 6,926 new COVID-19 infections and 72 deaths associated with the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Monday. A total of 8,635 cases were recorded in the country the day before...

Greece Offers Second COVID-19 Booster Shot for People 60-Plus

Greece will offer a second COVID-19 booster dose for people aged 60 and above, at least four months after the previous shot, Greek health officials said on Tuesday. At a briefing, the head of Greece's National Vaccination Committee, Maria Theodoridou,...

Greece Keeps COVID-19 Measures in Place as Cases Remain High

Greece's health authorities said this week that COVID-19 measures would remain in place until the end of April, as cases and deaths remain high. Infectious disease expert Vana Papaevangelou said the country’s COVID-19 committee had decided against lifting any more...