Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the possible end of the pandemic after defeating the omicron strain.
He made an optimistic statement at a meeting with medical staff at Sotiria Hospital. During his speech, the prime minister expressed gratitude to all the country’s doctors and hospital staff in particular “for these extremely difficult 22 months.” Comparing the fight against coronavirus with the myth of Sisyphus, he enthusiastically noted:
“Today, compared to last year, despite the difficulties with the omicron, we are in a much better position.”
The Prime Minister said that in the near future the country will receive new drugs from COVID-19, which are capable of providing effective protection against the omicron variant and earlier modifications of the coronavirus.
Earlier our publication reported that Greece has launched procedure on the immediate reception of the drug (tablet) from the coronavirus of the pharmaceutical company MSD (Merck USA and Canada). As soon as the first oral antiviral drug for COVID-19 is approved in Europe, our country will be able to receive it immediately.
European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced On November 19, that European countries may use Merck’s anti-coronavirus pills in emergencies caused by an increase in the number of cases, pending official approval in the European Union.