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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?

Scarabs, Evil Eyes: Ancient Amulets and Disease

Believed to possess magical qualities, ancient amulets were once widely used. They range from amber pendants worn during Denmark’s Mesolithic age to evil eyes in ancient Greece. By Marguerite Johnson Throughout antiquity, from the Mediterranean to Egypt and today’s Middle East,...

60,000 COVID Deaths in a Month Reported in China

China’s COVID-19 death toll is rising, as the country racked up sixty thousand related fatalities in only a single month. The WHO is now demanding the Chinese government be more forthcoming with their figures by releasing more official data. The...

Apple and Tesla: Tech Shares Tumble Amid Supply Issues

  Technology companies Apple and Tesla are supposedly facing one of their most frustrating periods of business operations as their shares tumble amid supply-related issues. Supply delays messing up these well-known tech giants emanate from their production lines in China, recording...

Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Preliminary Study

Drugmakers Moderna and Merck said their mRNA cancer vaccine portrayed tremendous results during a preliminary study. During the announcement on Tuesday, the drugmakers said the potential skin cancer vaccine messenger RNA was developed using the same technology behind COVID-19 preventive...

New Drug Fights Cancer and COVID-19

In order to combat infectious diseases, scientific advances have become faster, better, and more accessible. Now, scientists have discovered a drug called HA15 that may be useful in the fight against both cancer and SARS-CoV-2. It was in search of...

Ancient Greek Drug Could Lower COVID-19 Deaths

An ancient Greek drug made from saffron, obtained from the pistils of crocus flowers, could potentially be used to reduce severe illness and death for patients with COVID-19. A report published at the beginning of the European Journal of Internal...

Unvaccinated Healthcare Workers in Greece to Return to Posts

Unvaccinated healthcare workers in Greece who were removed from their posts for refusing to get COVID-19 shots will be allowed to return to their jobs by the end of the year, according to an announcement made by Health Minister...

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...