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ATHENS – While the New Democracy government is easing health restrictions for rabid anti-vaxxers, those fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may need a fourth shot in the autumn.

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — COVID-19 hospitalization numbers have plunged to their lowest levels since the early days of the pandemic, offering a much needed break to health care workers and patients alike following the omicron surge.

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — COVID-19 hospitalization numbers have plunged to their lowest levels since the early days of the pandemic, offering a much needed break to health care workers and patients alike following the omicron surge.

ATHENS – With health restrictions eased, Greece is on a path in February to go past 2 million cases of COVID-19 and 24,000 deaths since the pandemic began its onslaught in March, 2020, still continuing.

ATHENS – With health restrictions eased, Greece is on a path in February to go past 2 million cases of COVID-19 and 24,000 deaths since the pandemic began its onslaught in March, 2020, still continuing.

MOSCOW — The daily count of new coronavirus infections in Russia spiked above 110,000 on Saturday as the highly contagious omicron variant races through the vast country.

MOSCOW — The daily count of new coronavirus infections in Russia spiked above 110,000 on Saturday as the highly contagious omicron variant races through the vast country.

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Search for a COVID-19 Test Means Sold-out Signs, Long Lines

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden promised to distribute hundreds of millions of free COVID-19 tests and to open more testing sites to fight surging infections, but the stepped-up efforts will not come in time for people who want to find out if they are infected before the holidays.

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden promised to distribute hundreds of millions of free COVID-19 tests and to open more testing sites to fight surging infections, but the stepped-up efforts will not come in time for people who want to find out if they are infected before the holidays.

COVID-19 Spike Worsens Africa’s Severe Poverty, Hunger Woes

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Outside a foreign currency exchange in Zimbabwe’s capital, hordes of people desperate for U.

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Outside a foreign currency exchange in Zimbabwe’s capital, hordes of people desperate for U.

Latest COVID Spike isn’t Swamping NYC Hospitals Like Before

NEW YORK (AP) — Soaring COVID-19 case numbers, long testing lines and event cancellations might feel a bit like déjà vu, but so far New York City hospitals aren’t seeing a repeat of the surges that swamped emergency rooms early in the pandemic.

NEW YORK (AP) — Soaring COVID-19 case numbers, long testing lines and event cancellations might feel a bit like déjà vu, but so far New York City hospitals aren’t seeing a repeat of the surges that swamped emergency rooms early in the pandemic.

Hits ‘Keep Coming’: Hospitals Struggle as COVID Beds Fill

DETROIT (AP) — Hospitals across the country are struggling to cope with burnout among doctors, nurses and other workers, already buffeted by a crush of patients from the ongoing surge of the COVID-19 delta variant and now bracing for the fallout of another highly transmissible mutation.

DETROIT (AP) — Hospitals across the country are struggling to cope with burnout among doctors, nurses and other workers, already buffeted by a crush of patients from the ongoing surge of the COVID-19 delta variant and now bracing for the fallout of another highly transmissible mutation.

COVID Pandemic Slows in Greece or Omicron Variant Spreading?

ATHENS – Although there are signs that the COVID-19 pandemic in Greece may be receding despite high numbers of anti-vaxxers, Health Minister Thanos Plevris said health authorities could impose restrictions again if the Omicron Variant spreads as it is doing in the European Union.

ATHENS – Although there are signs that the COVID-19 pandemic in Greece may be receding despite high numbers of anti-vaxxers, Health Minister Thanos Plevris said health authorities could impose restrictions again if the Omicron Variant spreads as it is doing in the European Union.

More Omicron Detected as Hospitals Strain Under Delta Surge

New York announced three more cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus Saturday, bringing the number of state cases linked to the new variant to eight.

New York announced three more cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus Saturday, bringing the number of state cases linked to the new variant to eight.

Greece’s COVID Christmas: Cases Seen Peaking During Holiday

ATHENS - The rising COVID-19 pandemic in Greece could crest right at Christmas as the New Democracy government is scrambling to save the critical shopping period for businesses while barring the unvaccinated from going into most public gathering places.

ATHENS - The rising COVID-19 pandemic in Greece could crest right at Christmas as the New Democracy government is scrambling to save the critical shopping period for businesses while barring the unvaccinated from going into most public gathering places.

Greece Uses New Law to Go After COVID Fake News Dispensers

ATHENS - A recent law aimed at preventing the spread of disinformation and conspiracy theories about the COVID-19 pandemic is being used in Greece to prosecute anti-vaxxers and others.

ATHENS - A recent law aimed at preventing the spread of disinformation and conspiracy theories about the COVID-19 pandemic is being used in Greece to prosecute anti-vaxxers and others.

Greece Hopes to Save Christmas from COVID: Quasi-Measures

ATHENS - A mixed bag of health restrictions - but no lockdown - is the New Democracy government’s plan to keep a slow-rolling economic recovery going and help retailers during the Christmas period despite the resurging COVID-19 pandemic.

ATHENS - A mixed bag of health restrictions - but no lockdown - is the New Democracy government’s plan to keep a slow-rolling economic recovery going and help retailers during the Christmas period despite the resurging COVID-19 pandemic.

Greece Confirms 4,108 New Coronavirus Infections on Sunday, 76 Deaths; 590 in ICUs

ATHENS - Greece reported 4,108 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, of which 10 were identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organisation (NPHO) said on Sunday.

ATHENS - Greece reported 4,108 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, of which 10 were identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organisation (NPHO) said on Sunday.

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