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Greece Honored at World Travel Awards 2020 By Anna Wichmann -Nov 30, 2020

Long known as a top tourist destination, Greece was distinguished at the World Travel Awards in Moscow, Russia on Friday. The Greek Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourist Organization were jointly awarded the World’s Leading Tourist Board at the international event. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this year’s World Travel Awards ceremony was broadcast …

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Greece announced on Monday the first locally-produced rapid antigen test for the novel coronavirus, in a development hailed by the Development Ministry as a “major success.”

Greece announced on Monday the first locally-produced rapid antigen test for the novel coronavirus, in a development hailed by the Development Ministry as a “major success.” A part of a 2.9-million-euro research program funded by the Ministry, the test, which in just a few minutes can detect whether someone is a carrier of the virus, …

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he coronavirus and its rapid spread seem to bring new rules to international flights.

AP Photo / Rick Bowmer The coronavirus and its rapid spread seem to bring new rules to international flights. Australian airline Qantas has announced that vaccination will be mandatory for passengers wishing to travel by international flight, while the aviation sector in general is preparing to implement the vaccination ” passport ” and electronic health …

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The Big Dilemma: Should COVID-19 Vaccines be Mandatory? By Tasos Kokkinidis -Nov 26, 2020

As Covid-19 vaccines will become available soon, health experts and governments worldwide are mulling whether they should be made compulsory. In liberal democracies forcing people to vaccinate is a tricky and, in many cases, unconstitutional. But, there are concerns that the public information campaigns that will kick in when the jabs are made available will …

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Greece’s second lockdown is expected to continue into December.

Greece’s second lockdown is expected to continue into December. During an interview with ANT1, Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas pointed out that a more relaxed attitude that existed during the first week of the second lockdown had pushed back the government’s initial plan. “Therefore, it is not realistic to reopen on December 1, according to the …

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Greece submits game-changing plan for EU resources EIRINI CHRYSOLORA

Greece’s draft action plan for the utilization of the resources from the Next Generation EU fund contains major infrastructure projects, reforms and modernizing interventions so as to swing the economy toward a more export-minded growth model, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday after its submission to Brussels. “It answers the current questions of this …

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Greece Plans to Ease Covid-19 Lockdown Restrictions as of December 1

Greece Plans to Ease Covid-19 Lockdown Restrictions as of December 1 Greece will gradually restart its economic activity as of December 1 when the country’s second national lockdown is scheduled to end, Deputy Development Minister Nikos Papathanasis said on Monday. Speaking to Skai TV, Papathanasis explained that Greece’s coronavirus (Covid-19) situation seems to be stabilizing, …