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Coronavirus Cases, Deaths in Greece Begin to Increase

Greece confirmed 22,694 new coronavirus infections and 70 deaths associated with the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Monday. A total of 11,986 cases had been recorded in the country the day...

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis Tests Positive for Covid-19

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Monday he was tested positive for Covid-19 and that he would self-isolate. Mitsotakis returned from a visit to Turkey on Sunday where he met President Erdogan and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. On Monday posted...

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Says a Fourth Booster Shot is “Necessary”

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Sunday that it will be necessary to receive an additional fourth booster shot against Covid-19. During an interview on CBS he said that "It is necessary, a fourth booster right now...The protection that you...

Covid-19 Cases in Greece Over 20,000 for Third Day

Greece confirmed 21,863 new Covid-19 infections and 56 deaths associated with the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Thursday. A total of 23,335 cases had been recorded in the country the day...

Trucker Protest “People’s Convoy” Now Outside Washington, DC

Trucks, surrounded by supporters, were spotted in Hagerstown, Maryland, on Saturday morning, as the Washington, DC area braces for more protests that could disrupt traffic. The "People's Convoy" has similar goals to Canada's "Freedom Convoy," which saw protesters park their...

Global COVID-19 Death Toll Hits 6 Million as Pandemic Enters Third Year

On Monday, the global COVID-19 death toll eclipsed six million. The milestone is the largest reminder of the unrelenting nature of the pandemic, even as people start shedding their masks and travel resumes. The death toll, compiled by John Hopkins...

Coronavirus: Greece to End Outdoor Mask Mandate

Starting on Saturday, the use of face masks will no longer be required in outdoor spaces in Greece. Previously, according to coronavirus restrictions, Greeks were required to wear masks outdoors, even in areas without crowds. The outdoor mask mandate ended after...

Turkish F-16 Jets Fly Over Greek Islands

A pair of Turkish F-16 fighter jets entered Athens’ Flight Information Region (FIR) without submitting a flight plan and flew over the inhabited islands of Leipsoi and Farmakonisi on Monday. Specifically, the pair flew over Farmakonisi at 4:16 p.m. at...

Sanofi to Apply For Approval of Coronavirus Vaccine

The Sanofi and Glaxo SmithKline corporations will seek approval for their coronavirus vaccine candidate, officials announced on Wednesday, stating they hoped their inoculation could be used as either a standalone vaccine or a booster shot with other existing vaccines. The...

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Tests Positive for Covid-19

Britain's Queen Elizabeth has tested positive for Covid-19, Buckingham Palace announced on Sunday. The monarch, 95, is experiencing mild cold-like symptoms and expects to continue light duties at Windsor this week, the palace said. She is understood to be triple vaccinated. Queen...