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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.

Greece Records 136,077 New Cases of COVID-19 in a Week

Health authorities in Greece announced 136,077 new cases of COVID-19 and 271 virus-related deaths during the week of July 18th to July 24th. Of these, nineteen percent were identified as reinfections. The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) also announced...

President Biden Tests Positive for COVID-19

President Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House announced on Thursday. The US leader is said to be experiencing “mild symptoms” and is taking Paxloid, an antiviral medicine used to treat symptoms of coronavirus. Biden to work in isolation...

COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket to 25,566 in Greece

Cases of COVID-19 have skyrocketed in Greece, as the country has confirmed 25,566 new infections and nineteen deaths associated with the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Tuesday. The vast majority of...

Athens Soars 19 Places in the Economist Most Livable Cities Index

Athens soared nineteen places in The Economist Intelligence Unit’s latest ranking of the world’s most livable cities, among the biggest upward movers in the annual report. Its climb to number 73 on the list of 172 cities comes a year...

US Drops Covid Testing Requirement for International Travelers

The US will drop its COVID-19 testing requirement for international travelers entering the country on midnight Sunday. International travelers entering the US will no longer be required to present proof of a negative COVID test before arriving in the country....

Where are Masks Still Required in Greece?

As of June 1st, the use of masks is no longer required in much of Greece, but there are still some places where people must wear a face covering in the country. For example, masks are required both for taxi...

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...