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Biden Rolls Out Vaccine Plan for 5-11 Year Old Children

The Biden Administration announced its plans for its vaccine plan for children on Wednesday, pending the final emergency authorization by the Food and Drug Administration. The administration now has enough vaccine doses to inoculate the 28 million children from 5...

CDC Says Booster Shot Side Effects Similar to Original Vaccine

The side effects that are produced as a result of a booster shot are similar to those that occurred after original coronavirus vaccinations, according to a new study by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC says that...

Greece to Distribute Pfizer Coronavirus Booster Shot

Certain Greeks will soon have access to a booster shot of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, Maria Theodoridou, Chair of the Greek National Vaccination Committee, announced on Monday. Healthcare workers, Greek citizens over 60 years of age, and those who live...

Unvaccinated People 11 Times More Likely to Die from Covid-19

Reinforcing the need to vaccinate as the Delta variant of the coronavirus marches across the globe, several studies undertaken the the US' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that those who are unvaccinated are 11 times more likely...

Greece Offers Booster Shots to People Over 60, Healthcare Workers

Greece announced on Monday that booster shots of Covid-19 vaccine will become available from September 30 for all adults aged over 60 and healthcare professionals. “The increased risk for people over 60 is reflected in epidemiological data,” said Maria Theodoridou,...

Pfizer, Moderna Release Data Supporting Booster Shot

Late on Wednesday, the pharmaceutical firm Moderna released new data regarding breakthrough cases of the coronavirus that it says supports the need for a third booster shot of its coronavirus vaccine. Earlier the Pfizer Corporation had announced that evidence from Israel...

Up to 50,000 Greek Teenagers May Contract Covid-19 This Autumn

As 1.3 million schoolchildren return to classes this Autumn all over Greece, as many as 50,000 Greek teenagers aged 12-18 may contract Covid-19 over the next months, according to one expert. Nikos Tzanakis, a respiratory disease expert who is the...

Biden Announces Vaccine Mandate for 100 Million Workers

President Joe Biden has announced his most dramatic vaccine mandate yet on Thursday, introducing a new federal vaccine requirement that will force up to 100 million workers across the United States to be inoculated against COVID-19. In a speech given...

A List of Countries with COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

The rise of the delta variant of COVID-19 has caused some countries to mandate vaccinations in healthcare workers, high risk groups, and customers frequenting indoor businesses. Many have also implemented a vaccine passport system, requiring  individuals to show proof...

WHO: Another 236,000 Covid-19 Deaths in Europe by Dec. 1

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday warned that there could be another 236,000 Covid-19 deaths in Europe by the first of December after high levels of virus transmission continue to be noted on the continent. Citing stagnating vaccination rates,...