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Tsipras Receives Third Shot of Coronavirus Vaccine

November 13, 2021

ATHENS – SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance leader Alexis Tsipras received a third dose of a coronavirus vaccine on Saturday.

“Third dose. We get vaccinated. We choose the path of science and life,” the main opposition party leader wrote on Facebook.

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