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Coronavirus casualties reach 5 in Greece
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Coronavirus casualties reach 5 in Greece

Panos - Mar 18, 2020

The number of deaths from the coronavirus in Greece has reached 5, while the total number of confirmed cases amounts to 387, after 35 new incidents had…

Coronavirus Greece: Special purpose leaves with for working parents
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Coronavirus Greece: Special purpose leaves with for working parents

Panos - Mar 12, 2020

The introduction of a fully-paid special purpose leave of absence for as long as schools are suspended until April 10 has been announced by the government spokesman…

Coronavirus: 66-year-old dead in Greece
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Coronavirus: 66-year-old dead in Greece

Panos - Mar 12, 2020

Greece counts its first fatality due to the coronavirus. The first victim is a 66-year-old who has been hospitalized at Rio Hospital since March 2 when he…

EU25 leaders decide to set up special EUR 25 billion “coronavirus” Fund to combat the disease
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EU25 leaders decide to set up special EUR 25 billion “coronavirus” Fund to combat the disease

Panos - Mar 11, 2020

The European Union will “do whatever it takes” from granting state aid to companies to setting up a special liquidity investment fund to deal with the financial…

Coronavirus telltale symptoms
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Coronavirus telltale symptoms

Panos - Mar 10, 2020

The coronavirus tends to take five days to cause symptoms, research suggests. Scientists from John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, looked at 181 people who tested positive…

Coronavirus: Why do airlines burn thousands of gallons of fuel flying empty “ghost” planes?
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Coronavirus: Why do airlines burn thousands of gallons of fuel flying empty “ghost” planes?

Panos - Mar 09, 2020

Airlines have wasted thousands of gallons of fuel running empty “ghost” flights during the coronavirus outbreak because of European rules saying operators can lose their flight slots…

Coronavirus: The truth about the cruise ship off Greece
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Coronavirus: The truth about the cruise ship off Greece

Panos - Mar 05, 2020

The psychological warfare due to the coronation began on the cruise. English media reports said the cruise ship is in quarantine in Greece with 2.000 passengers. However,…

The 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival to be postponed due to coronavirus threat
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The 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival to be postponed due to coronavirus threat

Panos - Mar 03, 2020

The organisers of the 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2020 decided to postpone the event for the end of May or start of July in light of the…

Coronavirus: New Law provides for temporary closure of cinemas, schools and theatres
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Coronavirus: New Law provides for temporary closure of cinemas, schools and theatres

Panos - Feb 27, 2020

The Government Gazette published on Tuesday the Legislative Act regarding “urgent measures” to prevent and control the spread of coronavirus”. The three pages present, in detail all…

Coronavirus: Watch live on an interactive map how the virus is spreading
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Coronavirus: Watch live on an interactive map how the virus is spreading

Panos - Feb 26, 2020

The victims of coronavirus worldwide are rising dramatically, with Italy counting seven deaths already. Johns Hopkins University (JHU) has created an interactive real-time map showing the spread…

Coronavirus: Greek government to issue legislative act to deal with disease
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Coronavirus: Greek government to issue legislative act to deal with disease

Panos - Feb 25, 2020

Spokesperson Stelios Petsas said the government would issue a legislative act that would include 5 clauses aimed at addressing the coronavirus threat during a press briefing on…

Study shows elderly most at risk from the coronavirus
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Study shows elderly most at risk from the coronavirus

Panos - Feb 20, 2020

Health officials in China have released their first major report about the coronavirus which has now been officially named COVID-19. The Chinese Center for Disease Control and…

Coronavirus: In France the first dead from the virus in Europe
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Coronavirus: In France the first dead from the virus in Europe

Panos - Feb 17, 2020

The first dead of coronavirus in Europe was recorded in France. It is an 80-year-old Chinese tourist from Hubei, as announced by the French Ministry of Health.…

British scientists claim they made breakthrough to combat deadly coronavirus
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British scientists claim they made breakthrough to combat deadly coronavirus

Panos - Feb 06, 2020

British scientists claim to have made a breakthrough in the race against time for a vaccine to protect millions against the killer coronavirus. Infection specialist Professor Robin…

Coronavirus: Three Greeks in quarantine in Chinese province
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Coronavirus: Three Greeks in quarantine in Chinese province

Panos - Feb 03, 2020

Three Greek nationals are in quarantine in the Chinese province of Hubei, according to diplomatic sources. All the Greeks are in good health, according to the same…

Greek man with coronavirus symptoms admitted to hospital in Thessaloniki
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Greek man with coronavirus symptoms admitted to hospital in Thessaloniki

Panos - Jan 31, 2020

The AHEPA University Hospital in Thessaloniki was on alert after a patient reportedly exhibiting symptoms of the deadly coronavirus was admitted on Thursday. This is the first…

Coronavirus infections exceed SARS outbreak (infographic)
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Coronavirus infections exceed SARS outbreak (infographic)

Panos - Jan 30, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has exceeded a grim milestone. The number of confirmed cases in mainland China has now surpassed that of SARS during the 2002-2003 epidemic. It…

Coronavirus: Violence erupts as death toll rises
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Coronavirus: Violence erupts as death toll rises

Panos - Jan 28, 2020

Riot police were used to quell protests in Hong Kong overnight as the death toll from the new coronavirus rose to 81. In the UK, 73 people…