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Two COVID-19 antibody therapies are no longer recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), on the basis that Omicron and the variant's latest offshoots have likel
19 Sep 2022
The end of the Covid-19 pandemic is “in sight”, the World Health Organization has declared, after revealing that weekly deaths from the virus around the world were at th
15 Sep 2022
New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a disaster emergency on Friday in a bid to accelerate efforts to vaccinate residents against polio after the virus was detected i
12 Sep 2022
World Hepatitis Day takes place every year on 28 July to raise awareness and promote global action on viral hepatitis.
28 Jul 2022
The recent rise in cases of acute hepatitis among children is likely linked to a common childhood virus, two independent studies from British researchers have suggested.
26 Jul 2022
Danish biotechnology company Bavarian Nordic (BAVA.CO) said on Monday the European Commission had given permission for its Imvanex vaccine to be marketed as protection a
25 Jul 2022

Be Safe everywhere in Greece

Joint actions to develop and promote health tourism options in Greece are the focus of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) finalized recently between the Greek Health To
21 Jul 2022
The first case of monkeypox in Greece was confirmed yesterday by EODY (National Organization of Public Health).
09 Jun 2022
Greeks and visitors to the country are no longer required to wear masks anywhere inside or outdoors, including at restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops, as a new governmen
01 Jun 2022
Greece on Wednesday banned conversion therapy for minors, a practice aimed at suppressing a person's sexual orientation or gender identity and which the lesbian, gay, bi
12 May 2022

ShipCare

Singapore removed most remaining COVID-19 restrictions on April 26, easing its entry requirements for travelers, according to its health ministry.
28 Apr 2022
The Government of Hong Kong updated the conditions and quarantine rules for visiting vessels and removed the COVID-19 related restrictions on bunker-only calls.
05 Apr 2022
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim made a statement regarding the fire onboard the Euroferry Olympia, expressing concerns and congratulating the efforts of the search and
25 Feb 2022

Global Health

People who had COVID-19 are at higher risk for a host of brain injuries a year later compared with people who were never infected by the coronavirus, a finding that coul
23 Sep 2022
Two COVID-19 antibody therapies are no longer recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), on the basis that Omicron and the variant's latest offshoots have likel
19 Sep 2022
The end of the Covid-19 pandemic is “in sight”, the World Health Organization has declared, after revealing that weekly deaths from the virus around the world were at th
15 Sep 2022
World Hepatitis Day takes place every year on 28 July to raise awareness and promote global action on viral hepatitis.
28 Jul 2022

Before your travel

Hong Kong will scrap its controversial COVID-19 hotel quarantine policy for all arrivals from early October, more than 2-1/2 years after it was first adopted, news porta
22 Sep 2022
An official at the European Union's drugs regulator said on Tuesday the COVID-19 pandemic was not over, contradicting U.S.
21 Sep 2022
Danish biotechnology company Bavarian Nordic (BAVA.CO) said on Monday the European Commission had given permission for its Imvanex vaccine to be marketed as protection a
25 Jul 2022
The city of Shanghai has discovered a COVID-19 case involving a new subvariant Omicron BA.5.2.1, an official told a briefing on Sunday, signaling the complications China
10 Jul 2022

During your travel

What is the status of COVID-19 now that President Joe Biden has told the CBS 60 Minutes news program the pandemic is over in the United States?
20 Sep 2022
New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a disaster emergency on Friday in a bid to accelerate efforts to vaccinate residents against polio after the virus was detected i
12 Sep 2022
The spread of African Swine Fever to Germany's most important pig rearing region has dealt a serious blow to the sector with major markets such as China likely to mainta
05 Jul 2022
The United States late Friday rescinded a 17-month-old requirement that people arriving in the country by air test negative for COVID-19, a move that follows intense lob
11 Jun 2022

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

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