EMA approved 2 vaccines against "Omicron"

The European Medicines Agency has recommended approval for the use of two vaccines, manufactured by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, adapted to the Omicron BA.1 strain. This is reported in press release EMA. The bivalent versions of the vaccines are adapted from the original ones previously approved for use in the European Union. These drugs will provide […]

Dramatic spike in vaccination records

Kyriakos Pierrakakis said on Monday that some 557,000 people made an appointment for a Covid-19 booster shot from Friday to Sunday after authorities announced the emergence of the Omicron strain. Also from Monday started giveaway tests in Greece for self-examination. Adult citizens, vaccinated and unvaccinated, who have an AMKA, PAYPAA or PAMKA social security number, […]

Themistocleus: Peak of coronavirus infection expected in early autumn

Novel coronavirus infections are expected to peak in late September or early October, Secretary General for Primary Health Care Marios Themistocleous said Wednesday. Speaking on a private TV station, Themistokleous also reiterated that the National Vaccine Committee has given the green light for the 3rd vaccination for immunocompromised patients, such as people who have had […]

“Bomb” from luminaries: two doses of vaccine are not enough to build herd immunity

Currently, the medical scientific community considers the necessary 3rd dose of the vaccine, which will first need to be given to the elderly and vulnerable groups in Greece. The chances that a third dose of the coronavirus vaccine will be required, especially for certain populations, are increasing, experts say. With their public statements, scientists confirm […]