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1. Cyprus mulling restrictions on AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-also-mulling-restrictions-on-astrazeneca-vaccine

Cyprus is considering restrictions similar to those adopted by Greece and the United Kingdom for the AstraZeneca vaccine, as European health authorities continue to investigate reports of rare blood clots linked to the shot...

2. More than half of Cyprus nursing staff opt out of jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-half-of-cyprus-nursing-staff-opt-out-of-jab

Less than half of total nursing staff at public hospitals have opted to get vaccinated against coronavirus, state health services organisation spokesperson Charalambos Charilaou said....

3. Doc wants govt to come clean about AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-wants-officials-come-clean-about-astrazeneca

A local well-known health expert has called on officials in the Republic of Cyprus to take a clear position on the AstraZeneca vaccine and stop hiding behind an EMA statement...

4. Cyprus stands behind AstraZeneca vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stands-behind-astrazeneca-vaccine

Authorities in the Republic of Cyprus have resumed the vaccination program using the AstraZeneca vaccine, after EMA said benefits outweigh the risks, with the health minister criticizing fellow member states for creating confusion by not sticking to plan...

5. Cyprus vax website down as EMA deliberates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-vaccination-site-down-as-ema-deliberates

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus are looking into allegations and rumors that citizens were attempting to cheat the system to book a vaccine appointment, with the registration website down on Wednesday and EMA expecting to update states on AstraZeneca...

6. Cyprus expecting 60,000 Covid doses this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expecting-60-000-doses-this-week

7. President meets with EU Health Commissioner in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-meets-with-eu-health-commissioner-in-nicosia

President Nicos Anastasiades met with the EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides on Monday to discuss EU efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic....

8. EU pledges to keep AstraZeneca doses in the bloc for now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-pledges-to-keep-astrazeneca-doses-in-the-bloc-for-now

The European Union will ensure that coronavirus vaccines produced by AstraZeneca within the bloc stay there until the company returns to fulfilling its delivery commitments, Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton said on Friday. ...

9. Over half of Cyprus population to get jab by June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-half-of-cyprus-population-to-get-jab-by-june

By June, over 60% of Cyprus’ adult population wishing to the coronavirus jab will be vaccinated, the deputy head of the state health services Dr Olga Kalakouta said....

10. Cyprus to resume AZ jabs Friday after EU agency gives nod

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-resume-az-jabs-friday-after-eu-agency-gives-nod

The European Union’s drug regulatory agency said Thursday that the AstraZeneca vaccine is not linked to an overall increase in the risk of blood clots and that the benefits of use outweigh the risks, paving the way for European countries to resume administering the shots....

11. UK variant gaining ground in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-variant-gaining-ground-in-cyprus

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou expressed concern over the spread of the British coronavirus variant in Cyprus, issuing a fresh call to the public to comply with measures in place to contain the pandemic so that "the worst scenario can be averted."...

12. 'I trust AstraZeneca', EU chief says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/i-trust-astrazeneca-eu-chief-says

The European Union’s chief executive criticized Anglo-Swedish vaccine-maker AstraZeneca on Wednesday, accusing the embattled pharmaceutical company of delaying Europe’s coronavirus vaccination campaign and warning that the EU is weighing export bans to ensure supplies....

13. EU regulator ‘convinced’ AstraZeneca benefit outweighs risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-regulator-‘convinced-astrazeneca-benefit-outweighs-risk

With coronavirus cases rising in many places, governments faced the grimmest of dilemmas Tuesday: push on with a vaccine that is known to save lives or suspend use of AstraZeneca over reports of dangerous blood clots in a few recipients, even as the European regulator said there was “no indication” the shot was responsible....

14. Cyprus puts AstraZeneca on the back burner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-astrazeneca-on-temporary-hold

The Republic of Cyprus has temporarily suspended AstraZeneca shots for Covid-19 until an emergency meeting on Thursday by the European Medicines Agency, with reports saying Nicosia has already entered negotiations with Moscow to add another jab in the mix...

15. Cyprus suspends controversial AstraZeneca batch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-controversial-astrazeneca-batch

Cyprus is in contact with the competent authorities of the European Union and is monitoring everything in relation to the vaccinations against COVID-19, Helena Panayiotopoulou, Acting Director of the Health Ministry's Pharmaceutical Services said Friday....

16. EU regulator approves Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-regulator-approves-johnson-johnson-s-one-shot-jab

The European Medicines Agency has authorized Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose Covid-19 shot, giving the European Union a fourth licensed vaccine to fight the pandemic as its vaccination drive continues to proceed much more slowly than hoped. ...

17. EU to get 4mln more Pfizer/BioNTech Covid shots this month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-get-4mln-more-pfizer-biontech-covid-shots-this-month

The European Commission said on Wednesday it has reached a deal with drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech for the supply of an additional four million Covid-19 vaccine doses to be delivered this month....

18. Cyprus a step away from the 100,000 jab mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-a-step-away-from-the-100-000-jab-mark

A total of 22,808 appointments will open up on Tuesday on the vaccination portal, who people aged 67 and over to be given priority....

19. The bet that Cyprus is winning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-bet-that-cyprus-is-winning

The decision taken yesterday by Germany’s Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) to allow the administration of the AstraZeneca vaccine to those aged over 65 years old was met with strong reactions domestically due to the bad reputation built up for the vaccine by the early statements of German officials on the efficacy of the specific jab....

20. Vaccination portal to open for 69+

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccination-portal-to-open-for-69

The vaccination portal is set to open on Wednesday for those aged 69 and over, the Health Ministry announced Tuesday....

21. Peter Piot: Vaccination passports a one-way street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/peter-piot-vaccination-passports-a-one-way-street

Professor Peter Piot, advisor to the Commission President, speaks to ‘K’...

22. Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine set to get EU nod in early March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-johnson-s-vaccine-set-to-get-eu-nod-in-early-march

The European Union’s medicines regulator is expected to recommend drugmaker Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine on March 11, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, a move that could give the region its fourth coronavirus vaccine....

23. EU leaders seek to inject energy into slow vaccine rollout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-seek-to-inject-energy-into-slow-vaccine-rollout

European Union leaders are gathering Thursday to try to inject new energy into the bloc’s lagging coronavirus vaccination efforts as concern mounts that new variants might spread faster than authorities can adapt....

24. Health Minister escorts his mother to get AZ jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-escorts-mother-to-get-az-jab

In a symbolic act of support for Cyprus’ decision to administer the AstraZeneca jab to all ages, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou accompanied his mother on Tuesday to the Engomi vaccination centre where she got her first AstraZeneca shot. ...

25. Thousands of jab appointments to open up for 74+

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-jab-appointments-to-open-up-for-74

A total of 9,096 appointment slots will become available on the vaccination portal for those aged 74 and over at 9am on Wednesday, the Health Ministry announced....

26. Cyprus aiming for herd immunity by June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aiming-for-herd-immunity-by-june

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said if Cyprus’ vaccination plan sticks to schedule then the island will achieve herd immunity by June, by which time some 500,000 people will get the jab against coronavirus....

27. Medical Association calls for restriction of AZ jab to -65s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/medical-association-calls-for-restriction-of-az-jab-to-under-65s

The scientific committee Cyprus Medical Association (CyMA), the professional organisation of doctors in Cyprus, called on the Health Ministry to re-evaluate its decision of allowing the AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered to the 65+ age groups, noting that there’s not enough scientific evidence to proving its effectiveness among these groups....

28. Cyprus receives first batch of 7,200 AstraZeneca doses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-receives-first-batch-of-7-200-astrazeneca-doses

Cyprus received on Monday the first batch of 7,200 doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, of which the island expects to receive around 70,000 doses by the end of the month. ...

29. Health commissioner’s Nicosia home staked out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-commissioner-s-nicosia-home-staked-out

Greek Cypriot news sites on Sunday picked up a story on EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides, following reports of a media stake out at the health chief’s Nicosia residence amid fierce criticism over vaccine delays...

30. Cyprus to receive 69,403 AstraZeneca doses in February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-receive-69-403-astrazeneca-doses-in-february

Cyprus will receive 69,403 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in February, according to information provided by the company, the Ministry of Health said Friday....

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