Delta to Launch Direct US-Greece Flight to Athens
Delta's first direct flight from the United States to Greece will arrive at Athens International Airport on March 11th, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said in an interview on Saturday. At a television program by national broadcaster ERT, Kikilias said that...
Direct Flights From US to Greece Extended Into Winter Months
Direct flights from the US to Greece will be extended into the winter months, the Athens-Macedonia News Agency (AMNA) said in a report published on Tuesday. Delta, following the launch in 2022 of a direct Athens-Boston flight for the first...
First Direct Flight of an American Airline from the US Lands in Athens
The first direct flight of an American airline from the USA this year landed at Athens International Airport on Tuesday, opening this year's tourist season earlier than ever before. The flight took off from New York's John F. Kennedy International...
New South African Study Shows Omicron Less Severe for All
Confirming a widely-held understanding of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, a new South African study released on Friday confirmed that the mutation caused less severe illness and leads to fewer hospitalizations and deaths than any previous variants. The study,...
Omicron May Be Dropping Soon in US, Great Britain, Experts Say
Omicron infection rates may be dropping soon in the US and Great Britain, some experts say -- simply because the newest variant of the coronavirus is so incredibly contagious that it will run out of individuals to infect. With the...
US Flights Grounded Due to Omicron Spike
US airlines canceled hundreds of flights for a third day in a row on Sunday, as surging Covid-19 infections due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant grounded crews. Tens of thousands of Christmas weekend travelers had to change their plans. Commercial...
Omicron to Become More Dominant than Delta “Within Days” in Europe
European leaders issued warnings on Friday that the Omicron variant will likely become the dominant strain of Covid-19 in less than a week. "We expect it to overtake Delta within days, not weeks," First minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon told...
Pfizer, Moderna Release Data Supporting Booster Shot
Late on Wednesday, the pharmaceutical firm Moderna released new data regarding breakthrough cases of the coronavirus that it says supports the need for a third booster shot of its coronavirus vaccine. Earlier the Pfizer Corporation had announced that evidence from Israel...
Up to 50,000 Greek Teenagers May Contract Covid-19 This Autumn
As 1.3 million schoolchildren return to classes this Autumn all over Greece, as many as 50,000 Greek teenagers aged 12-18 may contract Covid-19 over the next months, according to one expert. Nikos Tzanakis, a respiratory disease expert who is the...
CDC: Delta Variant Spreads as Easily as Chicken Pox; More Severe
An internal CDC document warns the Delta variant appears to spread as easily as chickenpox; it also causes a more severe infection.