Sotiris Tsiodras

New study shows that without vaccination 8,400 more people would have died in Greece during pandemic

In a nationally televised briefing today, Professor of Epidemiology Sotiris Tsiodras presented the findings of a large-scale study that he conducted on the impact of the vaccination rollout in Greece on the number of COVID-19 deaths and ICU admissions and intubations.

EU Summit: Delta Mutation Alarm – Travel Restrictions if Cases Increase

Europe has sounded the alarm for the coronavirus Delta mutation, which appears to have become a summer threat, raising additional concerns among tourism and travel professionals.

Having first hit India and neighboring countries hard, now the new mutation is beginning to spread to Europe.

COVID-19 Delta variant ‘orange alert’ from Tsiodras, what was discussed with Hardalias

The Greek Health Ministry and the Civil Protection bureau issued a COVID-19 orange alert (moderate risk) today after the appearance and expected spread of the more transmissible Delta variant, which was isolated in India, especially on the island of Crete, which has the most confirmed cases.

Tsiodras holds telephone call with Israeli inventor of promising Covid-19 drug

Infectious diseases expert Sotiris Tsiodras, one of the government's top scientific advisers on fighting Covid-19, on Friday held a telephone call with Prof. Nadir Arber, the Israeli inventor of a promising drug against the virus.

During his recent visit to Israel, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis offered to have a hospital in Greece take part in clinical trials.

Fourth Halki Summit to address Covid pandemic and climate change

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople will present a series of three webinars in its fourth Halki Summit next week, titled, "Covid-19 and Climate Change: Living with and Learning from a Pandemic."

The Halki Summit IV sessions will be held as three Zoom webinars on January 26-28 from 8 to 9.30 p.m. each day.