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‘Don’t Panic Over New Coronavirus Strain,’ Says Stanford’s John Ioannidis

Stanford Professor Dr. John Ioannidis says there is no need to panic despite the disturbing news regarding the development of a new coronavirus strain in the United Kingdom. Greek Reporter spoke to the Greek-American medical professor from Stanford University, regarding...

Greek Health Authorities Say Virus Cases Will Again Exceed 2000, Urge Compliance

In an interview with Greek national broadcaster ERT, the head of the Greek Health authority, EODY, predicted on Tuesday that the case numbers to be announced today will again top the 2,000 mark, last seen on Saturday, after yesterday's...

PM Mitsotakis Announces Thessaloniki Lockdown; Shops and Schools to Remain Open

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that another three regions will be placed on lockdown, including Greece's second-largest city of Thessaloniki, due to the recent spike in the number of coronavirus infections. "You see what is happening all...

Greece's Supreme Court Prosecutor Urges Harsher Punishment for Anti-Maskers

Vassilis Pliotas, one of the prosecutors on Greece's Supreme Court, argued Tuesday that all those who refuse to follow mandatory mask orders should be immediately arrested. He argued to his fellow prosecutors that those who spread skepticism about the deadly...

Greek Doctor with Bruised Face Makes Passionate Plea: Please Wear a Mask!

A Greek doctor made a passionate appeal through social media for people to wear a mask to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. As the number of patients at ICU's throughout the country continues to increase, Eleni Ischaki posted...

Risk of New Lockdown as Mask-Wearing Cretans Are a Rare Sight

By Benjamin Newton Wylie-Black As many will be aware, areas of Greece have undergone and are undergoing local restrictions in an attempt to flatten the curve of new Covid-19 cases and, while I cannot speak about other areas in Greece,...

Ministry of Culture Markets Facemasks With Patterns Inspired by Ancient Greece

Acknowledging the current need for their widespread use, The Greek Ministry of Culture is now marketing fabric facemasks inspired by Ancient Greece so that citizens can stay protected from Covid-19 -- while promoting Greek history. The masks, with patterns featuring...

Greece Makes Mask-Wearing Compulsory in Additional Indoor Places

Greek authorities announced on Tuesday that mask-wearing will be made compulsory in more indoor public spaces to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The government made the decision after a small flare-up of infections in the second half of this...

Mask-Wearing May Lead to Taking More Risks, Experts Fear

By Alex Hornstein and Konrad Grabiszewski Governments all around the world are trying to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Making it mandatory for people to wear face masks is a policy that has gained favor among many national governments...