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    Greece’s islands have an ambitious plan to lure back visitors this summer – by vaccinating all local residents.

    In 2020, the country welcomed only 25% of its usual numbers of visitors.

    The goal of “Operation Blue Freedom” is to turn the country’s islands, such as Milos, into “Covid-free” travel destinations.

    Many of Milos’ locals rely on tourism and welcome the plan to reopen. But not everyone is as optimistic.

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