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It will welcome visitors from abroad again, without having to go into quarantine, from next month, provided they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
15 Oct 2021
Medics in eastern Congo began an Ebola vaccination campaign on Wednesday, the World Health Organisation said, days after the death of a two-year-old boy raised fears of
14 Oct 2021
Τhe EU and Russia will discuss terms for the mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccine certificates for their respective shots at talks, the Interfax news agency cited Russ
13 Oct 2021
Work arrangements and conditions have changed considerably during the COVID-19 pandemic.
11 Oct 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) this week issued a definition for "long COVID," a term used to describe the persistent health problems that affect some survivors of
08 Oct 2021

Be Safe everywhere in Greece

Greece is delighted to be welcoming tourists, having removed travel restrictions imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19 and put in place safety protocols
29 Sep 2021
Greece will make a COVID-19 booster vaccine available to vulnerable groups from Tuesday, Health Ministry experts said, hoping to curb a rise in Delta variant infections.
14 Sep 2021
The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) on Friday announced the extension of its previous aviation directive (NOTAM) requiring u
30 Aug 2021
Greece took stricter measures towards the unvaccinated, on Tuesday 24 August, by unveiling a raft of new public health safety measures that go into effect on September 1
25 Aug 2021

ShipCare

Work arrangements and conditions have changed considerably during the COVID-19 pandemic.
11 Oct 2021
The IMO Secretary-General and the Director-General of the ILO (International Labor Organization) issued a joint statement calling on ports and coastal states to facilita
27 Sep 2021
Transport Canada issued updated guidance regarding the mobility of asymptomatic, presumed non-COVID-19 carrying seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
18 Aug 2021
A vehicle with a flashing siren and "Makassar Covid-19 Hunter" written on the side pulls up to a ship docked at a jetty in the Indonesian port city of Makassar, and mask
13 Aug 2021

Global Health

People vaccinated against COVID-19 are highly unlikely to die of the disease unless very old and already badly ill before getting it, a study in Italy showed, on Wednesd
20 Oct 2021
Molnupiravir, an antiviral medication made by MSD, could herald a not-too-distant future when a simple pill could keep people infected with the coronavirus from dying or
18 Oct 2021
Medics in eastern Congo began an Ebola vaccination campaign on Wednesday, the World Health Organisation said, days after the death of a two-year-old boy raised fears of
14 Oct 2021

Before your travel

Amid rising numbers of cases, the British government has rejected calls to reimpose coronavirus restrictions, while warning that such measures might be needed if the rol
21 Oct 2021
It will welcome visitors from abroad again, without having to go into quarantine, from next month, provided they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
15 Oct 2021
Τhe EU and Russia will discuss terms for the mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccine certificates for their respective shots at talks, the Interfax news agency cited Russ
13 Oct 2021

During your travel

From November 15, St. Petersburg will require a QR code for those who want to attend swimming pools, gyms, theatres, and cinemas.
19 Oct 2021
A foreign athlete participating in the Paralympic Games in Japan has been hospitalized with non-severe symptoms of COVID-19, Kyodo News said on Thursday 26 August, citin
26 Aug 2021
Japan's government on Friday proposed states of emergency through Aug.
30 Jul 2021
Olympic host city Tokyo has asked hospitals to prepare more beds for COVID-19 patients, as the number of cases in the Japanese capital is on track to hit an all-time hig
27 Jul 2021

After your travel

England faces Italy on Sunday in the final at London's Wembley Stadium, which has already hosted two semi-finals over two days this week with crowds of around 60,000 peo
09 Jul 2021
England on Thursday 8 October added five Greek islands to its “travel corridor” exemptions list for quarantine, meaning that travelers from those destinations will not h
11 Oct 2020
Travelers arriving in UK from seven Greek islands must be isolated for 14 days, from 4 p.m.
08 Sep 2020

Success Stories

The news that the Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Pfizer and Biontech is "90% effective" was received with worldwide relief, the two laboratories announced today.
10 Nov 2020
Ο Περιφερειάρχης Αττικής, της μεγαλύτερης περιφέρειας της χώρας, στην οποία σήμερα ζει περίπου το 40% του πληθυσμού της Ελλάδας –από τους οποίους σχεδόν το 1/3 ανήκει στ
10 Oct 2020