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Moderna to Send 300 Million More Vaccine Doses to EU in 2021, 2022

The European Commission announced today that it has reached an agreement with Moderna to supply an additional 150 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine this year, almost doubling the number of doses it has secured for 2021 from the...

Pfizer to Send 200 Million Additional Doses of Vaccine to EU

Pfizer and BioNTech have agreed to supply an additional 200 million doses of their coronavirus vaccine to the European Union, the companies announced on Wednesday. This massive shipment will be sent in addition to the 300 million doses the pharmaceutical...

Greek PM Touts Vaccine Certificate Program, Tourism Recovery in 2021

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis again touted his vaccine certificate initiative during an interview with the Bloomberg news outlet on Monday. Professing that there will be a noticeable improvement in the coronavirus situation by April, the Greek leader stated...

Travel Giant Says Greek Vacations Could Resume in April

The summer vacation season is looking up for Greece, it appears, as travel giant TUI says that advance bookings for Greek vacations have performed well despite the current travel restrictions. In fact, Greece might see the first UK holidaymakers as...

Greek PM Says Greece “Sincere” in Seeking Political Solution for Cyprus

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in statements after a meeting the Cypriot President that "The end of the Turkish occupation and the finding of a viable solution are a top priority of Greek foreign policy and a national issue." The...

EC President von der Leyen: Europe “United Against the Coronavirus”

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas issued a joint statement giving an optimistic overview of coronavirus vaccination campaigns in the EU on Friday. Their statement regarding the progress in vaccination, which began...

Familie Foukara: The Greek Diaspora of Germany Creates New TV Series

''Familie Foukara'' is the title of a new TV series airing on Youtube that was created by Greek actors and actresses who live in Germany. The ''Greek Theater Art'' created this mini-series with the valuable assistance of Bessy Malfa, one...

Germany Rejects Greek Appeal to Freeze Submarine Sale to Turkey, Again

Germany rejected -yet again- recently a Greek request to freeze a submarine sale to Turkey. Many Greek officials, including Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and Defense Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos have repeatedly talked about the need for the freeze of this major...

EU Approves AstraZeneca Vaccine; Restricts Distribution

The AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 has received the green light from the European Medicines Association, the medical regulator of the European Union, despite controversy over its distribution. The vaccine is the third to receive the EU's approval, following the shots...

EU Health Commissioner Decries AstraZeneca Vaccine Lag

EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides on Wednesday decried Astra Zeneca's recent announcement that it would be providing far less of the coronavirus vaccine to the bloc, saying "The 27 nations of the EU are united that AstraZeneca needs to...