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US Covid-19 Hospitalizations Reach New Record

The United States reported a new record high for Covid-19 hospitalizations on Tuesday. Data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services showed that the seven-day average of hospitalizations in the U.S. reached 140,576, the highest since the...

Home Covid-19 Tests in US to be Covered by Insurance Soon

Home Covid-19 test kits will be covered by insurers starting Saturday, according to an announcement from the Biden Administration on Monday. As of January 15, private health insurers will be required to cover up to eight home Covid-19 tests every...

Covid-19: 32,694 Cases in Greece Tuesday

Greece announced that a total of 32,694 new Covid-19 cases had been diagnosed around the country on Tuesday, while 80 people suffering with the coronavirus had passed away over the past 24 hours. There had been a total of 85...

Pfizer: Omicron Vaccine Will be Ready in March

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Monday that the development of a retooled Omicron vaccine specifically targeted to the newest coronavirus variant is the "most likely scenario" in the future fight against the disease. Making his remarks at the J.P....

Couples Divorce Over Vaccinating their Children in Rhodes

For some, the coronavirus vaccine is so contentious that it even leads to divorce. On the Greek island of Rhodes, three couples are getting divorces over disagreements about vaccinating their children. All three couples have submitted the formal paperwork for...

Greek Drug Reduces Covid-19 Deaths by Up to 50%

A new Greek drug reduces deaths from Covid by up to 50%, according to the panel that approves new medicines for the European Medicines Agency. Kineret® (anakinra) has received the go-ahead from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use...

27,766 Covid-19 Cases Recorded in Greece Monday

Greece announced that a total of 27,766 new Covid-19 cases had been diagnosed around the country on Monday, while 85 people suffering with the coronavirus had passed away over the past 24 hours. This figure does not include the over...

Novak Djokovic Wins Appeal Against Deportation from Australia

Novak Djokovic won his appeal against Australia's decision to cancel his visa on Monday, with a judge reinstating his visa and ordering that he be released from hotel quarantine immediately. Djokovic had spent four nights in an immigration detention hotel...

Greece’s Main Opposition Leader Alexis Tsipras is COVID-19 Positive

Chief of Greece's main opposition SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, tested positive for COVID-19, after a preventive molecular test

Greece Has Higher Prevalence of Omicron than Both the US and the UK

As the Omicron COVID-19 variant spreads wildly across the globe, Greece shows a higher prevalence than the US and the UK