Unease over political pressure on experts accompanies rumours of stricter lockdown

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Coronavirus, Health, New Democracy, SYRIZA
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The worsening epidemiological data in the greater Athens area as well as in the cities of Thessaloniki and Patra are heightening speculation that further restrictions are about to be introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

As the government’s scientific committee prepares to make its recommendations by the end of the week, there is increasing concern about the potential role of political influence over the committee.

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