Κυριακή 17 Οκτωβρίου 2021
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NEWS:

GREECE VACCINE ROLLOUT

Kikilias: Compulsory vaccination of healthcare workers, vaccination even outside of churches
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Kikilias: Compulsory vaccination of healthcare workers, vaccination even outside of churches

Just days ago, the government had announced that healthcare workers who remained unvaccinated would be suspended from work without pay, a move that could have raised tensions in the health system at a critical juncture.

Health Ministry poised to open appointments platform for COVID-19 vax booster shot for high-risk groups in September
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Health Ministry poised to open appointments platform for COVID-19 vax booster shot for high-risk groups in September

The third dose will be made available to patients who have undergone organ transplants, who have had bone marrow transplants, who are cancer patients who have had chemotherapy, and patients with kidney disease.

Government poised to announce mandatory vaccination of target groups
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Government poised to announce mandatory vaccination of target groups

The objective of legally mandated vaccination is to protect the people that come into contact with individuals in particular professional target groups, which the government hopes to serve as an example.

Editorial To Vima: The campaign for salvation
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Editorial To Vima: The campaign for salvation

As time goes by, almost certainly super-spreading Delta variant loci emerge, threatening to demolish everything on their path, including the basic wall of immunity that citizens have built with great effort.

Editorial Ta Nea: Clarity
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Editorial Ta Nea: Clarity

Citizens stepped forward to be vaccinated, and still are doing so, in a rollout that by all accounts is organised in an excellent manner. Lingering doubts jeopardise the collective effort to build a wall of immunity.

Mitsotakis suggests state cannot impede restaurateurs from imposing COVID-19 vax requirement
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Mitsotakis suggests state cannot impede restaurateurs from imposing COVID-19 vax requirement

The further laxening of restrictive public health measures includes lifting the ban on playing music at restaurants, cafeterias, and bars and delaying the 12:30 am curfew until 1:30 am.

Citizens aged 30-39 can now make appointments for all four available COVID-19 vaccines
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Citizens aged 30-39 can now make appointments for all four available COVID-19 vaccines

Until now, only the AstraZeneca vaccine was made available to this age group as reports of thrombosis linked to it made older citizens reluctant to get it, despite the assurances of experts.

Editorial To Vima: Vaccines save lives
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Editorial To Vima: Vaccines save lives

For better or for worse, all other tools for checking the epidemic – especially protracted restrictions on movement and the closure of businesses – have brought fatigue to citizens and societies.