The delays in the descent of Kifissos from Varybobi to Metamorfosi remain. However, the traffic on the ascent is carried out without any problems. Particularly increased traffic on the ascent of Syggrou from Agios Sostis to Amalia.
The platform for the administration of a third dose of coronavirus vaccine opens on September 30, with the procedure being optional. The third installment can be taken by citizens over 60 years of age, health professionals and those who are accommodated in care units.
In assessing that the third dose of vaccine seems to be necessary for everyone after 8 months, the president of the Panhellenic Medical Association, Athanasios Exadaktylos, spoke to the First Program. As he said, people who want it should be given the opportunity to strengthen their defense. He added that there are people who were vaccinated in the initial phase and at the moment they are even seriously ill.
Italy and the United Kingdom are also providing the third dose of the coronavirus vaccine. At the same time, Pfizer announced that its vaccine is effective for children aged 5-11 years.
We will not be content with a company statement. Most likely it is really effective, but we must first look at the relevant studies and data, said in Athens 984 the pediatrician and epidemiologist, professor at the National School of Public Health and member of the Committee of Experts Takis Panagiotopoulos. "We will not vaccinate children of this age unless we are convinced that it is safe," he said.
The employees of the public hospitals will start a five-hour nationwide work stoppage from this hour, while in one hour they will gather outside the Ministry of Health. Among other things, they demand the return of their unvaccinated colleagues "with a given", as POEDIN reports that the vaccinated are also proven to transmit the virus.
The fire in Nea Makri, without active front, caused damage to 5 houses, while cars were also burned.
Everything shows that this is an arson, said in Athens 9.84 the Deputy Regional Minister of Civil Protection of Attica, Vassilis Kokkalis, announcing that arrests have already been made. A ladder of the arson department also went to the area.
The 27-year-old Foreign Ministers, who met in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, expressed their support for France in the midst of the crisis triggered by the tripartite security agreement between the USA, Britain and Australia, as announced by its head. European diplomacy, Josep Borrell. He clarified that the Europeans consider that the French-American conflict is not just a "bilateral issue", but "affects" the EU as a whole.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said today that he had no plans to hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the General Assembly.
The Prime Minister is going to New York tomorrow, while a series of important meetings started yesterday with the Foreign Minister. On the sidelines of the Convention, Nikos Dendias briefed the EU Foreign Ministers on the latest incidents of Turkish delinquency in the Aegean, focusing on the harassment of a research vessel east of Crete.
The possibility of a meeting between Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on the sidelines of the General Assembly, was left open by the government representative Giannis Oikonomou. "If such a request is made, it will be considered diplomatically and I think it will be answered positively," he stressed.
The growth of GDP this year will exceed 6%, stressed among others in the Politico agency the Governor of the Bank of Greece, Giannis Stournaras. In fact, as he stated at the end of the year, the country's GDP will be at a higher level than it was before the outbreak of the pandemic.
The Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotais will have a meeting with the Mayors of Athens and Istanbul, Costas Bakogiannis and Ekrem Imamoglou, at one in the afternoon. Mr. Imamoglou is paying a two-day visit to Athens as an official guest of Mr. Bakoyannis, as part of the reciprocal visit of the Mayor of Athens to Istanbul last May.
From tomorrow the posting of ENFIA statements for more than 7 million property owners. The first two installments of the tax can be paid at the end of October, free of charge.
October pension payments start at the end of the week. Dimitris Kostakos θα will tell us more about the payment dates to the beneficiaries.
The US space agency (NASA) announced that it has selected the area of the Moon, where in 2023 it will send the first robotic lunar rover of VIPER to search for water in the form of ice.
And the weather: Clear weather in Attica with clouds from noon that will gradually thicken. The temperature in Athens is up to 33 degrees Celsius. 28 points at this time in the Technopolis in Gazi.