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COVID-19: 9,308 Cases, 57 Deaths Recorded in Greece Thursday

Greece confirmed 9,308 new COVID-19 infections and 57 deaths associated with the virus in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced on Thursday. A total of 11,061 cases were recorded in the country the day before...

Pfizer’s Albert Bourla Launches Greek Edition of Book on Race for the Vaccine

Pfizer's CEO Albert Bourla launched the Greek edition of his book describing his company's race to develop the first COVID-19 vaccine in Thessaloniki on Friday. The book, titled "Moonshot: Inside Pfizer's Nine-Month Race to Make the Impossible Possible," provides an...

Greece Drops Covid-19 Test Requirement for Travelers from USA, Australia, Canada

Fully vaccinated travelers from the US, Australia, and Canada no longer need to provide a negative Covid test to enter Greece. Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced the latest update in a social media post on Saturday, writing: "A very important...

Pfizer to Ask for Vaccine Authorization for Children Under 5

The Pfizer corporation, the first pharmaceutical firm to have a vaccine against the coronavirus, is expected to ask the United States Food and Drug Administration to authorize its inoculation for children under the age of 5. At a time when...

Australia Warns Kayne West to Get Vaccinated Before Tour

Kanye West must be fully vaccinated if he wants to tour in Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated on Saturday. Morrison's statement came after sources close to the controversial rapper announced that he would likely tour in Australia in March...

Child With Unvaccinated Parents to Receive Transplant in Greece

A child from Cyprus who was refused a heart transplant in Germany because his parents are unvaccinated will have the procedure in Greece. Due to be transported by air ambulance to Germany for the procedure, the three year old was...

Couples Divorce Over Vaccinating their Children in Rhodes

For some, the coronavirus vaccine is so contentious that it even leads to divorce. On the Greek island of Rhodes, three couples are getting divorces over disagreements about vaccinating their children. All three couples have submitted the formal paperwork for...

Novak Djokovic Denied Visa in Australia for Tennis Tournament

Novak Djokovic, the Serbian tennis star, was initially denied entry in Australia and then saw his emergency visa canceled due to being unable to prove his vaccination status. "I’ve spent fantastic quality time with loved ones over break & today...

Pfizer to Develop MRNA Shingles Vaccine with BioNTech

Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Wednesday that they will work together to develop an MRNA vaccine for the viral infection called shingles. The pharmaceutical companies worked together to create the world's first fully-approved MRNA vaccine for the coronavirus in 2020. They...

CDC Recommends Moderna and Pfizer Over Johnson & Johnson

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday recommended the Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines over Johnson & Johnson's vaccine. The CDC's advisers pointed to the mounting evidence that the company's vaccine has the potential to set off a...