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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...

24,246 Coronavirus Cases Found in Greece Wednesday

Greece announced that a total of 24,246 new Covid-19 cases had been diagnosed around the country on Wednesday, while 77 people suffering with the coronavirus had passed away over the past 24 hours. There had been a total of 80...

WHO Says Half of Europe Will Be Infected With Covid in Two Months

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that more than half of Europe is expected to be infected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the next two months. Regional director Hans Kluge said at a press conference that Omicron...

US Covid-19 Hospitalizations Reach New Record

The United States reported a new record high for Covid-19 hospitalizations on Tuesday. Data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services showed that the seven-day average of hospitalizations in the U.S. reached 140,576, the highest since the...

Covid-19: 32,694 Cases in Greece Tuesday

Greece announced that a total of 32,694 new Covid-19 cases had been diagnosed around the country on Tuesday, while 80 people suffering with the coronavirus had passed away over the past 24 hours. There had been a total of 85...

Pfizer: Omicron Vaccine Will be Ready in March

Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Monday that the development of a retooled Omicron vaccine specifically targeted to the newest coronavirus variant is the "most likely scenario" in the future fight against the disease. Making his remarks at the J.P....

More Than 15,000 Pupils Test Positive for Covid as Schools Reopen in Greece

At least 15,547 positive self-tests for Covid were recorded on Monday among pupils and teaching staff as schools reopened in Greece after the Christmas and New Year's holiday. Authorities defied calls by some experts to delay the return to class...

Greece Has Higher Prevalence of Omicron than Both the US and the UK

As the Omicron COVID-19 variant spreads wildly across the globe, Greece shows a higher prevalence than the US and the UK

Cyprus Reports Highest Covid-19 Cases Per Capita in the World

Cyprus now has the highest Covid infection rate per 100,000 residents in the world. Agence France-Presse released a report on Covid cases per capita on Tuesday in which Cyprus led the world, with 2,505 cases per 100,000 residents. Behind Cyprus...