In Greece, although the vaccine rollout began with enthusiasm in the spring, over time, and especially during the summer months, interest waned. That is mainly because of the emergence of a groundless and unscientific anti-vaccine movement.
More rational citizens realised that the vaccines are effective, defeated fears, and greatly limited the prospect of grave illness from COVID-19. All around the world, vaccinated people feel more secure and free to move and act.
One must effectively monitor specific central Athens neighbourhoods where high rates of transmission have been detected so as to stem the spread of the virus.
Greece and governments all over the world hope that the vaccine will help manage the public health crisis and permit a gradual normalisation of social and economic life.
It is indicative that in record time for the normally sluggish Greek state it took only five days to implement a key measure to subsidise interest payments on business loans.
Like most of the international press, the magazine attributes the country’s success to sweeping restrictive measures that began well before those of other European countries.
The paramount objective right now is to avoid at all costs the travails of the Italian health system and to limit as much as possible the dramatic disaster that Italy is experiencing.
The enemy dubbed coronavirus is extremely powerful as is evidenced by its rapid spread and its impact, particularly on the elderly.