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Sun, Mar 29, 2020
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  1. University labs to help with coronavirus tests

    The National Public Health Organization (EODY) has provided funding for laboratories at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens to help in the diagnosis of Covid-19 and research into the disease.

  2. Minister not ruling out airport shutdown at ‘later stage’
    The possibility of airports being closed as yet another measure to halt the spread of the coronavirus in Greece has not been ruled out by Minister of State Giorgos Gerapetritis who said on Saturday that it was a measure to be considered at a “later stage.” 
  3. Mobile prescriptions available as of Monday

    Citizens have the option as of Monday of purchasing medications from pharmacists with the use of their mobile phones without having to present a doctor’s prescription in a printed form.

  4. Coronavirus cases exceed 1,000; 32 dead

    The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Greece has exceeded 1,000, according to the latest government briefing

  5. Thessaloniki university to 3D print respirator valves

    The Engineering and Mechanical Design Laboratory of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Thessaloniki’s Aristotle University (AUTH) will reportedly start producing 100 respiratory valves every two days.

  6. Civil service salary cuts not ruled out

    The huge pressure on the budget due to the coronavirus pandemic could see civil servants’ salaries being reduced in the coming months if the crisis is prolonged.

  7. City Hall amends food handout program amid lockdown

    As authorities strive to ensure that Greeks comply with a lockdown imposed on Monday, the City of Athens is stepping up its efforts to help homeless citizens who do not have the option of self-isolating and those on low incomes who attend City Hall’s food distributions.

  8. Greece congratulates North Macedonia on NATO membership

    The Greek Foreign Ministry has congratulated North Macedonia for becoming the 30th member of NATO.

  9. Europe without a respirator

    Unfortunately, it’s not enough to be “doing well” on our own during the pandemic. The word itself, pandemic, suggests that, apart from the scale of the virus’ spread and the incalculable danger, there is a pressing need for European Union powers to come together.

  10. The message of Evros

    For anyone that still needed to be convinced, the evacuation on Friday by the Turkish authorities of hundreds of migrants who had for weeks waited at the border crossing with Greece aiming to force their way into Europe lifted any remaining doubts about what was at stake.