If the problem of the lack of anaesthesiologists is not swiftly solved by the health ministry, then the operation of many medical departments of ESY hospitals will be in real danger.
With the deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, 21,637 people have died of COVID-19 in Greece since the beginning of the pandemic, and 95 percent had an underlying medical condition and/or were age 70 or older.
'A university student who just began a programme of face-to-face instruction wonders: “Will universities shut down again? How will we endure tele-education without company and without our friends?'
'It is very important for us to abide by the [public health] measures – mainly wearing masks, being careful in our contacts, and being tested wherever and whenever necessary. It is even more important to be vaccinated.'
The National Organisation of Public Health (EODY) has confirmed 6,909 new COVID-19 infections (a daily increase of 0.9 percent) in the last 24 hours.
It is time for everyone to understand that the private sector is not a priori callous and profit-driven and that everything in the public sector is necessarily ineffective and counter-productive.