The epidemiological index of the country will judge whether it will be necessary to extend the obligation of vaccination to other sectors besides the health ones, the Minister of Development Adonis Georgiadis clarified speaking to SKAI. Referring to the workers in the catering industry, he said that at this stage, the measure of obligation does not seem necessary, however this may change if there is a major outbreak of the pandemic. However, as Mr. Georgiadis said, at the moment the pandemic seems to be going well. Regarding health, the minister pointed out that compulsory vaccination does not constitute authoritarianism, as it concerns the protection of public health.
The employees of the public hospitals carry out a five-hour nationwide work stoppage from 10 in the morning. Gathering at this time 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 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.
The third dose of vaccine seems to be necessary for everyone after 8 months and those who wish to do so should be given the opportunity to strengthen their defense, as the president of the Panhellenic Medical Association, Athanasios Exadaktylos, said in the First Program. He stressed that there are people who were vaccinated in the initial phase and at the moment they are even seriously ill.
The vaccine against Covid-19 is safe for children 5 to 11 years old, Phizer announced yesterday. 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.
An online event, aimed at informing students and parents about the benefits of vaccination at the ages of 12 to 17 against coronavirus, is organized by the Ministry of Education and Religions at 4 pm. Isidoros Roussos will tell us more.
The fire in Nea Makri, without active front, caused damage to 5 houses, while cars were also burned.
Speaking to Athens 9.84, the Deputy Regional Minister of Civil Protection of Attica, Vassilis Kokkalis, spoke about arson, announcing that arrests have already been made.
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 Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis 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.
The Panhellenic Federation of Tourism and Food Workers is going on a nationwide work stoppage, tomorrow from 12 noon to 4 pm and starting from Pedion tou Areos at 11 in the morning, reacting to the unfavorable developments of the last days in the sector of couriers and distributors.
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. 31st points at this time in the Technopolis in Gazi.