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Athens’ Sotiria Hospital Receives Huge Donation of PPE Items to Protect Against Coronavirus

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Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis at Athens’ Sotiria Hospital. Photo Credit: PM’s press officeTens of thousands of desperately-needed personal protective equipment (PPE) items were handed over to the personnel of the Sotiria (Salvation) Hospital in Athens on Monday. The large facility now exclusively treats patients suffering from the COVID-19 coronavirus. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and…
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German MPs Urge EU to Transfer Refugee Children Amid Pandemic Fears

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File photoApproximately fifty German Christian Democrat MPs from the ruling CDU party recently urged Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission, to transfer the thousands of refugee and migrant children currently in Greek camps to other EU-member states. ”Given the rapid spread of coronavirus, it is imperative that juvenile refugees be transported urgently…
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Greece’s Aegean Islands Dread Spread of Coronavirus Over Easter

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Photo Source: kallerna/Wikimedia CommonsFollowing the imposition of curfew measures for Santorini and Mykonos on Sunday, mayors of some smaller Greek islands are demanding a ban on all arrivals, especially over Easter, to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Among those islands is Tilos, in the Dodecanese. Its mayor, Maria Kamma, tells Greek Reporter that there is…
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Greece’s Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 76

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Hospital beds. Photo Credit: AMNAThe death toll from the coronavirus rose to 76 on Monday after three male patients passed away. The three patients were an 82-year-old man being treated at a Patra hospital, a 72-year-old in Alexandroupoli and a 78-year-old in Thessaloniki. According to Sunday’s official update by the Health Ministry, a total of…