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France Suspends Thousands of Unvaccinated Health Workers

France has suspended thousands of hospital, care home and health center workers after they refused to meet the country's rules requiring COVID-19 vaccinations. Oliver Veran, the Health Minister of France, told French radio that the suspended workers would be unpaid,...

Greece Hints Teachers Are Next in Line for Mandatory Vaccination

Greece on Tuesday hinted that school teachers may be next in line – after health workers – for mandatory vaccination against Covid-19, as new cases and deaths continue to rise. Speaking on Skai TV, government spokesman Yiannis Oikonomou said that...

Protest Against Mandatory Vaccination Turns Violent in Greece

Thousands took part in protests against mandatory vaccination in Greece on Sunday, the largest being held in Athens and Thessaloniki. In the Greek capital, police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse a group of demonstrators who threw flares...

Health Workers Scuffle with Athens Police (video)

Greek riot police intervened to push away a group of striking workers trying to storm the Ministry of Health in downtown Athens on Thursday. Members of the Public Health Workers' Union (POEDHN) were demonstrating against cuts in healthcare and their...