Covid Vaccine

Greece in Talks with the UK to Create Tourism Corridor

Soon, vaccinated British citizens may be able to travel to Greece without any restrictions whatsoever, according to Greek Minister of Tourism Haris Theoharis. Greece has entered into preliminary discussions with the UK regarding tourism, Theoharis stated, and may allow vaccinated...

Greece to Receive Over 26 Million Vaccine Doses

Greece will receive over 26 million Covid-19 vaccine doses, enough for 15,450,000 citizens, health officials announced on Monday. Speaking at a briefing, Secretary General for Primary Health Care Marios Themistocleous said the vaccination plan is progressing well and several hospitals...

Covid-19: 816 Cases in Greece; Over 20,000 Now Vaccinated

A total of 816 Covid-19 cases were diagnosed in Greece on Wednesday, which is 112 fewer than the 928 cases that were recorded in the country just one day earlier, on Tuesday. Tragically, 48 people with the virus passed away...

Special Vaccine Refrigerators Arrive in Greece; Greek PM to be Vaccinated December 27

Greece received a number of specialty vaccine refrigerator/freezers, designed to keep the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine at a frigid -70 degrees Celsius (-94 degrees Fahrenheit), on Sunday. The refrigerator/freezers -- which are currently being stored at an undisclosed location -- have...

Greece to Receive Vaccine Before End of Year; Fewer Doses than Expected

Addressing the public on Wednesday, Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced that there is "strong evidence" that Greece will receive the Covid-19 vaccine before the end of the year, somewhat earlier than previously thought -- but it will be...

Greece to Begin Covid-19 Vaccinations in January; 1,383 New Cases Saturday

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with advisors and government ministers virtually on Saturday in order to discuss the country's Covid-19 vaccination plan. Reportedly, vaccinations will begin in January, with healthcare workers having priority. Greeks will be able to make appointments...

Early Studies Show Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine 90% Effective

Early studies show that the coronavirus vaccine developed by US pharmaceutical company Pfizer, in collaboration with German company BioNTech, is 90% effective in protecting against the virus, according to data released on Monday. This marks a monumental stride in controlling...

First Greek to Receive New Russian Covid-19 Vaccine Speaks Out

Valerios Aslanidis, a Pontic Greek from the city of Anapa on the Black Sea, was the first Greek to receive "Sputnik V," Russia's brand-new coronavirus vaccine. He spoke recently to the Greek press about his experience receiving the experimental vaccine...