4th dose: yes or no

Greek health authorities caused scandal and confusion on Thursday afternoon when they announced that people over the age of 30 could be given the 4th dose (2nd booster) of the Covid-19 vaccine. First, the National Committee on Vaccination announced its decision allow 4th dose for persons aged 30-59 years. Coronavirus booster appointments will be available […]

New study: Fully vaccinated are less contagious

According to a new study recently published in the international journal JAMA Network openfully vaccinated people infected with coronavirus transmit the infection to fewer people and are contagious for a shorter period of time than people who are partially or not vaccinated at all. The highlights of this study are summarized by Theodora Psaltopoulou (Professor […]

Myocarditis: how big is the risk of getting sick after the introduction of the third dose of mRNA vaccine against COVID-19

Administration of the mRNA vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 to a very high degree prevents the risk of symptomatic infection, severe disease, and intubation as complications of COVID-19 infection in children over 5 years of age and adults. Both the efficacy and safety of vaccines have now been proven in millions of vaccinated people across a wide […]

How many lives have been saved by COVID vaccines in Greece

According to a recent study by Associate Professor of Public Health Theodoros Litras and Professor of Infectious Diseases Sotiris Tsiodras, about 20,000 lives have been saved in our country thanks to COVID vaccines. Scientific work sheds light on the effectiveness of vaccines against serious diseases and deaths. The study is based on vaccination data in […]

Novavax vaccine: half a million doses by March, its differences from mRNA

Greece will have another powerful “weapon” against the pandemic. This is Novavax’s first protein-based coronavirus vaccine. As it became known, Novavax vaccines will arrive in our country on Monday, February 21. This drug is based on a technology different from other vaccines known to us, mRNA (Pfizer, Moderna) and classic (AstraZeneca and Jhonson & Jhonson). […]

Why are some vaccinated people resistant to the Omicron variant, while others are not?

The Omicron strain is spreading so fast that some people often question the effectiveness of preventive measures. It’s really disappointing to hear that Omicron is infecting people who have been vaccinated or even given a booster dose. It seems that some of us have developed persistent antibodies from COVID-19 vaccines, while others have a weaker […]

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