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Greece Under Fire for Recommending 2nd COVID-19 Booster for 30+

Greek authorities' decision to recommend a second COVID-19 booster shot for individuals over thirty was criticized by a leading health specialist on Friday. The current recommendation for a second booster shot for people aged 30 to 59 who do not...

Fauci Tests Positive for Covid; “Experiencing Mild Symptoms”

Dr. Anthony Fauci tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, but the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and President Biden's chief medical adviser is said to be experiencing only mild symptoms. Fauci, already among the...

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....

Greece Says a Fourth Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine May Be Necessary

A fourth dose of a vaccine against COVID-19 will likely be necessary, especially for vulnerable groups, Greece's Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on Monday. Speaking on SKAI television, he said that the government and his counterparts in Europe envisaged something...

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,...

COVID-19 Certificates Scrapped, Venues in Greece Return to Full Capacity

Covid certificates and proof of negative testing are being suspended for accessing indoors spaces and outdoors seating in Greece.

Fauci Declares US is “Out of the Pandemic Phase” of COVID-19

The Biden administration's top medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci has declared the United States is now "out of the pandemic phase" of COVID-19. In an interview with PBS's NewsHour on Tuesday, he said: "We are certainly right now in this...

Greece Scraps COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Next Week

Greece will scrap many remaining COVID-19-related travel restrictions next week, making it the latest country to plan to revert to pre-pandemic life. Starting on May 2nd, travelers to Greece will not be required to show proof of vaccination, and testing...

Greece on Alert after Mysterious Spike in Hepatitis Around Europe

Greek health authorities are on alert following a mysterious spike in cases of acute hepatitis in children around Europe. Cases of the illness that causes liver inflammation have been recorded in the UK, where authorities have been investigating 74 cases...

COVID-19: 9,308 Cases, 57 Deaths Recorded in Greece Thursday

Greece confirmed 9,308 new COVID-19 infections and 57 deaths associated with the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Thursday. A total of 11,061 cases were recorded in the country the day before...