Seniors who refuse to be vaccinated will have to pay fines


The healthcare professional is preparing an ampoule with COVID-19 vaccine.

Greek residents aged 60 and over who refuse to be vaccinated in opposition to covidid will have to pay a superb each month. The measure will take impact on Sunday, the Greek authorities stated on Thursday.

Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris additionally stated that the military would assist with testing for the brand new coronavirus. According to him, one other 50 free take a look at websites will be arrange close to the barracks. The authorities has taken such a step on account of the lengthy ranks that have been made in entrance of pharmacies for testing.

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The Greek healthcare system has been dealing with growing strain in current weeks for the unfold of the extremely contagious coronavirus variant omicron. Since the start of the brand new 12 months, there have been 20,000 to 50,000 instances of the illness on this nation daily.

The Greek authorities has thus determined to name round 90 medical doctors employed in personal establishments to state hospitals. These are primarily anesthesiologists and lung specialists, in accordance to the DPA company. Starting on Thursday, they began working in state hospitals, principally within the north of Greece.


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Already in November, the federal government referred to as dozens of medical doctors from personal hospitals to the state well being services in Thessaloniki. Such a step is made attainable by the 2020 laws, which was created in response to the size of the epidemic within the nation. In accordance with this regulation, there’s a threat of sanctions in opposition to medical doctors who would refuse such a switch.

Authors: TASR, ns

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