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Five tons of chloroquine are being distributed to public hospitals in Greece

The process of distributing the 5 tonnes of chloroquine to public hospitals imported from India is in its final phase, as revealed by protothema.gr. According to reliable media sources, the substance was ordered and manufactured in tablets by the pharmaceutical industry Uni-pharmaSA, which has reportedly announced that it will release 24 million doses free of charge […]

The enemy is no longer invisible, Professor Skouras says

“The rapid analysis – and now the knowledge – of the SARS-CoV-2 genome is helping us to find quicker ways to deal with it,” said Zacharias Skouras, Professor of Genetics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH). In an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency, he explained that “the enemy is no longer invisible,” because […]

The European Center for Disease Prevention & Control (ECDC) Rapid Risk Assessment for the Coronavirus

The European Center for Disease Prevention & Control (ECDC) issued on March 25th the seventh update of Rapid Risk Assessment: “Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: increased transmission in the EU/EEA and the UK“. One can find in this report: – Updated data on the epidemiological situation in the EU/EEA and the UK – Data on disease and case severity from Europe […]

The next 10 days will be crucial, Professor of Infectious Diseases Gargalianos says

The next 10 days will be decisive and show whether the measures taken in Greece are able to stop the spread of coronavirus, said pathologist-infectious diseases professor and director of the Pathology-Infectious Disease Clinic at the Athens Medical Center, Panagiotis Gargalianos. Gargalianos participated in the first digital conference on “Pandemics and Global Health Crisis Management: […]