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181. Coronavirus: Research shows antibodies in 99% of cases even 20 months later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-research-shows-antibodies-in-99-of-cases-even-20-months-later

Coronavirus antibodies show up even 20 months after the disease in almost all organisms that survive Covid-19, according to a new US study. But it is not clear whether they protect against new infections, especially with newer mutations....

182. EU: Taking the first steps to freedom and the arguments for relaxation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-taking-the-first-steps-to-freedom-and-the-arguments-for-relaxation

The de-escalation of the health crisis brings further relaxation of measures in Europe. In Spain, from Thursday, citizens will be able to walk outdoors without masks. The measure was imposed in mid-December in order to reduce the risk of "Omicron"....

183. US urges Canada to use federal powers to end bridge blockade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-urges-canada-to-use-federal-powers-to-end-bridge-blockade

The Biden administration urged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government Thursday to use its federal powers to end the truck blockade by Canadians protesting the country’s COVID-19 restrictions, as the bumper-to-bumper demonstration forced auto plants on both sides of the border to shut down or scale back production....

184. 'Nicosia General Hospital is not understaffed'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-general-hospital-is-not-understaffed

The current situation in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Nicosia general hospital treating patients with coronavirus is not due to understaffing but because of staff absences due to Covid-19, spokesperson of the state health services organization (SHSO) Charalambos Charilaou told CNA on Monday....

185. More than 100 students test positive today, Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-100-students-test-positive-today-monday

As 'Test to Stay' continues in schools around the island, the Minister of Health announced today that 110 positive cases were found in a group of 6399 close contacts....

186. After two years of closed borders, Australia welcomes the world back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-two-years-of-closed-borders-australia-welcomes-the-world-back

Australia said on Monday it will reopen its borders to vaccinated travelers this month, ending two years of misery for the tourism sector, reviving migration and injecting billions of dollars into the world No. 13 economy....

187. No to relaxations for now, the Omicron could cause serious illness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-to-relaxations-for-now-the-omicron-could-cause-serious-illness

Relaxations of measures against the further spread of Covid-19 will depend on the epidemiological picture, Dr. Petros Karayiannis told the Cyprus News Agency on Monday, pointing out that though there has been a stabilization in daily cases, the number now is at around 3,000....

188. Ottawa mayor declares state of emergency to deal with trucking blockade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ottawa-mayor-declares-state-of-emergency-to-deal-with-trucking-blockade

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson on Sunday declared a state of emergency to help deal with an unprecedented 10-day occupation by protesting truckers that has shut down much of the core of the Canadian capital....

189. With rings breaking from block of ice, Olympic Games ceremony begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/with-rings-breaking-from-block-of-ice-olympic-games-ceremony-begins

The opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics kicked off on Friday night, the culmination of preparations beset by the Covid-19 pandemic and criticism over human rights in China that led several countries to mount a diplomatic boycott....

190. Austria passes Covid vaccine mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-passes-covid-vaccine-mandate

Austria has become the first country in the EU to make vaccinations against Covid-19 mandatory for all adults, but questions remain over whether it can sway those skeptical of taking the jab and how much the Alpine state’s government is willing to press those who won’t comply....

191. Greece to scrap negative COVID test requirement for travelers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-to-scrap-negative-covid-test-requirement-for-travelers

Greece will allow tourists with a European vaccination certificate to enter the country without having to show a negative test for COVID-19 from Feb. 7, the tourism and health ministries said on Friday....

192. MSD pill: How many Cypriots received it and how many were hospitalized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/msd-pill-how-many-cypriots-received-it-and-how-many-were-hospitalized

More and more drugs are being included in doctors' inventories in order to deal with the pandemic. At the moment, at the European level, eight are available - pills and monoclonal antibodies - which Cyprus has taken care to secure....

193. Minister of Health tests positive for covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-tests-positive-for-covid

The Minister of Health has tested positive for the coronavirus....

194. It is possible that the spike in coronavirus cases is due to the Omicron 2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-is-possible-that-the-spike-in-coronavirus-cases-is-due-to-the-omicron-2

The rise in the number of coronavirus cases observed in recent days could be due to the Omicron 2, member of the Scientific Advisory Committee and Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia Medical School, Dr. Petros Karayiannis told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) on Wednesday....

195. Cyprus keeps hopes up as Wonder bids farewell

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-keeps-hopes-up-as-wonder-bids-farewell

Wonder of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship left Limassol on Thursday at 4:30pm after a short visit to pick up crew and renew the company’s commitment to Cyprus at a particularly tough time for both the industry and the island looking to rebrand itself...

196. 'Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-back-life-more-nations-ease-coronavirus-restrictions

Late-night partying at clubs. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Going without masks in public, especially in Europe and North America: Step by step, many countries are easing their COVID-19 restrictions amid hopes the omicron wave may have passed its peak....

197. U.S. to send troops to east Europe to counter Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-to-send-troops-to-east-europe-to-counter-russia

U.S. President Joe Biden has approved sending additional forces to eastern Europe, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, as Washington reinforces its allies against what it describes as a Russian threat to invade Ukraine....

198. Cabinet approves small changes to coronavirus measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-small-changes-to-coronavirus-measures

The Council of Ministers today approved small changes to the covid measures in place, including lifting the prohibition of entry in food and drink establishments and theatres to unvaccinated minors between 12 and 17 years of age and extending the "test to stay" measure to the National Guard....

199. Are you expecting benefits? - Why the delay?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/are-you-expecting-benefits-why-the-delay

Complaints from beneficiaries of government subsidies are increasing, especially during the month of January, due to the significant delay in disbursements....

200. Ersin Tatar positive for the coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ersin-tatar-positive-for-the-coronavirus

In a post on social media, the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community confirmed that he has COVID-19....

201. First batches of Novavax to arrive this month in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-batches-of-novavax-to-arrive-this-month-in-greece

Greece plans to start administering the Novavax protein vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 in early March, General Secretary of Primary Healthcare Marios Themistokleous said Tuesday....

202. Easing of covid measures unlikely as high case numbers plague Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easing-of-covid-measures-unlikely-as-high-case-numbers-plague-cyprus

The weekly meeting between the Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipandelas and the epidemiologists to discuss Cyprus' epidemiological situation and the possibility of easing measures adjourned on Tuesday afternoon (01/02)....

203. New 'test to stay' procedure in place for children who are vaccinated or were infected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-test-to-stay-procedure-in-place-for-children-who-are-vaccinated-or-were-infected

A new procedure, with regards to the 'test to stay' program, will apply from Tuesday onward for children who are fully vaccinated and 7 months have not elapsed or for children who got infected from covid and 90 days have not elapsed, the Health Ministry announced....

204. Pandemic to ‘spell end of tax privileges for billionaires’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pandemic-to-‘spell-end-of-tax-privileges-for-billionaires

Thomas Piketty is one of the most famous economists in the world. His weighty tomes on inequality and its dangerous consequences for global capitalism have been widely praised by other stars of the dismal science, like Paul Krugman and Robert Solow. ...

205. Novavax could offer the unvaccinated a new option, if regulators agree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/novavax-could-offer-the-unvaccinated-a-new-option-if-regulators-agree

Following a long-awaited submission of data to the Food and Drug Administration last month, Novavax announced Monday that it had formally filed a request for emergency use authorization of its protein-based COVID-19 vaccine in the United States....

206. Covid cases mount as athletes, personnel arrive in Beijing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-mount-as-athletes-personnel-arrive-in-beijing

During the past four days China has detected 119 COVID-19 cases among athletes and personnel involved in the Beijing Winter Olympics, with authorities imposing a "closed loop" bubble to keep participants, staff and media separated from the public....

207. UN official conveys support for CBMs after meeting with President Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-official-conveys-support-for-cbms-after-meeting-with-president-anastasiades

The Security Council is very supportive of Confidence Building Measures, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Cyprus, Colin Stewart, told the President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, during a meeting at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday morning....

208. Cyprus had the highest stock of NPLs in EU in 2020, Eurostat says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-had-the-highest-stock-of-npls-in-eu-in-2020-eurostat-says

Cyprus remained the country with the highest stock of non-performing loans (assets) of the general government in 2020, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union....

209. Britain: Released 'partygate' report cites 'failure of leadership' in Downing Street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-released-partygate-report-cites-failure-of-leadership-in-downing-street

Boris Johnson faced a moment of truth on Partygate today as the Sue Gray report was finally published condemning 'failures of leadership and judgment' in Downing Street. ...

210. Greece: Health workers to lose job unless they get Covid shot by March 31

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-health-workers-to-lose-job-unless-they-get-covid-shot-by-march-31

Unvaccinated health workers must get the jab against Covid-19 by March 31 or they will be fired from Greece’s national health system (ESY), Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on Monday....

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