Greek authorities hold emergency meeting on Indian strain of coronavirus

The head of the civil protection service, chief epidemiologist of Greece, Sotiris Tsiodras, today held an emergency meeting with the local authorities of Crete about the spread of the Indian Delta strain Covid-19 on the island. The meeting took place hours after Panayiotis Arkumaneas, head of the Greek National Health Organization EODY, warned the media […]

WHO fears the spread of a dangerous strain in Europe

The World Health Organization has predicted the spread of the “Indian” strain of coronavirus in Europe. This was stated by Hans Kluge, head of the WHO European Office. The experts are concerned about the strain’s over-infectiousness, which significantly exceeds the virulence of the original version. Experts note that even people with immunity are exposed to […]

An expert opinion on the Indian strain: no need to worry as there is a vaccine

Pulmonology professor Nikos Tsanakis called for scrupulous adherence to the measures and rules of the Health Protocol, and regarding the Indian strain said that “the vaccine provides protection against it.” The professor pointed out that social contacts, relaxation and disorganization of the population during the May holidays can “backfire” with an increase in cases of […]

Indian “double mutant” – what is the difference between a particularly “vicious” strain of coronavirus

The publication “” talked with biologist Baranova, professor at the School of Systems Biology at George Mason University, about the features of the Indian variant of the coronavirus. IN interview with “”… the biologist spoke of a “particularly vicious” strain known as the “double mutant” that was rapidly spreading in India. Its increased infectivity is […]