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1. Germany locks unvaccinated out of public life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-locks-unvaccinated-out-of-public-life

Unvaccinated people across Germany will soon be excluded from nonessential stores, restaurants and sports and cultural venues,...

2. Clarifications Min. Health for the new measures - The exceptions for telework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarifications-min-health-for-the-new-measures-the-exceptions-for-telework

In a written announcement, the Ministry of Health clarified the new measures that were decided upon during yesterday's meeting of the Council of Ministers....

3. 50 people from a Christmas party in Norway infected with omicron variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/50-people-from-a-christmas-party-in-norway-infected-with-omicron-variant

At least 50 people in and around Norway’s capital have been infected with the omicron coronavirus variant and the cases are connected to a Norwegian company’s Christmas party in an Oslo restaurant, officials said Thursday....

4. Minister of Health announces new measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-announces-new-measures

Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantelas held a news conference today at noon to announce stricter measures in order to reduce the growing number of coronavirus cases recorded on a daily basis in Cyprus....

5. Greece: Big 'jump' in appointments after mandate for compulsory vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-big-jump-in-appointments-after-mandate-for-compulsory-vaccinations

In the last few hours, an immediate jump in new vaccination appointments was recorded in Greece following an announcement from the Prime Minister that fines would be imposed on those that refused to get vaccinated by mid-January....

6. Coronavirus repudiator arrested for suing son’s school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-repudiator-arrested-for-suing-son-s-school

A father refused to comply with the ongoing pandemic measures, demanding his son be able to attend school without wearing a mask and without displaying a negative self-test as mandated and was detained by police ...

7. 100 euro fine for unvaccinated Greeks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/100-euro-fine-for-unvaccinated-greeks

Greece said on Tuesday it would make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for people aged 60 and over, a drastic step for the country grappling with a new surge in coronavirus cases....

8. WHO: Omicron poses 'very high' global risk, world must prepare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-omicron-poses-very-high-global-risk-world-must-prepare

The Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally, posing a "very high" global risk of infection surges that could have "severe consequences" in some areas, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday....

9. Cyprus bans foreigners from Omicron countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-foreigners-from-omicron-countries

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on all foreign travelers from specific African countries citing a new coronavirus variant, as the government accelerates efforts to check whether any possible Omicron cases may have found their way into the island...

10. Pope's agenda for his scheduled visit to Cyprus announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/popes-agenda

Government Spokesman Marios Pelekanos briefed the media today on the visit of Pope Francis to Cyprus at the Presidential Palace....

11. Germany readies its air force to transport covid patients to other parts of the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-readies-its-air-force-to-transport-covid-patients-to-other-parts-of-the-country

Germany readied its air force to transfer COVID-19 patients from overwhelmed hospitals in the south as national case numbers rocketed and a new virus variant in South Africa caused widespread alarm....

12. Britain cuts flights from South African countries due to the new mutation of the coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-cuts-flights-from-south-african-countries-due-to-the-new-mutation-of-the-coronavirus

The British government decided on Thursday night to impose travel restrictions on six South African countries due to concerns about the new coronavirus B.1.1529....

13. European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommends Pfizer for children 5-11

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-medicines-agency-ema-recommends-pfizer-for-children-5-11

The approval of vaccinations of children 5 - 11 years with Pfizer, is approved by EMA...

14. Health Minister suggests new measures to contain rise in daily covid cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/possible-new-covid-measures

A list of suggested measures will be brought before the Council of Ministers on Wednesday in an effort to contain the rise in daily coronavirus cases, ...

15. Mandatory vaccinations for all in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria

Mandatory vaccinations will begin in early 2022 in Austria, and those who refuse to be vaccinated will face fines up to 3,600 euros....

16. 35,000 protesters demonstrated against COVID measures in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/35-000-protesters-demonstrate-against-covid-measures-in-austria

Tens of thousands of protesters, many from far-right groups, marched through Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown beginning Monday to contain the country’s skyrocketing coronavirus infections....

17. Mandatory CovScan Cyprus begins amid confusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mandatory-covscan-cyprus-begins-amid-confusion

CovScan Cyprus, a digital app used for scanning health documents during the pandemic, became mandatory on Monday in the Republic of Cyprus, but there was still confusion as officials still disagreed on whether door greeters should match digital names to actual photo IDs...

18. Vaccine Safe Pass in doubt over waning immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccine-safe-pass-in-doubt-over-waning-immunity

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to contain a possible spike in COVID cases this winter, with officials reportedly favoring a required third dose for individuals who want to use their vaccination status as a Safe Pass...

19. Self rapid tests enter debate again in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/self-rapid-tests-enter-debate-again-in-cyprus

At-home Covid rapid tests could soon be widely available to consumers in the Republic of Cyprus, but a local expert says self-swabbing should only be offered to people who are vaccinated...

20. The lockdown of the unvaccinated begins today in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-lockdown-of-the-unvaccinated

A lockdown for citizens who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 enters into force in Austria today, and even stricter restrictions are not ruled out if the situation continues to worsen....

21. Israel: Children aged 5-11 can be vaccinated against COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-children-aged-5-11-can-be-vaccinated-against-covid-19

Israel has announced that children aged five to 11 can be vaccinated against COVID-19 and that the start date of the vaccination campaign will be announced in a few days....

22. Austria days away from lockdown of unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-days-away-from-lockdown-of-unvaccinated

Austrians are days away from a first lockdown for anyone not fully vaccinated after record infections were reported across the country....

23. Rift ignites over access to pandemic data in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-ignites-over-access-to-pandemic-data-in-cyprus

A great rift has been taking place within the government’s scientific advisory team in the Republic of Cyprus, with some members demanding more data and a bigger say on policy and others ready to offer their opinions whenever officials need expert advice...

24. Children with cancer experience mild symptoms and fully recover from COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-with-cancer-experience-mild-symptoms-and-fully-recover-from-covid-19

Most children and adolescents with cancer experience mild symptoms and fully recover after being infected with COVID-19, according to a small international study....

25. Cypriot experts dissent from government decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-experts-dissent-from-government-decisions

A frustrated local epidemiologist in Cyprus is calling on the government to reevaluate its latest response to the pandemic, saying politicians are ignoring local data on how vaccinated persons continue to spread the coronavirus...

26. Mandatory vaccination of NHS workers in England from spring

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mandatory-vaccination-of-nhs-workers-in-england-from-spring

The British government is expected to announce later in the day that front-line staff of the NHS National Health Service in England will be required to have been vaccinated against coronavirus by April....

27. Retailers furious over CovScan’s glitchy start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/retailers-furious-over-covscan-s-glitchy-start

A controversial android app pushed by the government to help businesses authenticate Safe Pass holders had a rough first day on Monday, with retailers upset over reported failures ranging from vaccinated documents being flagged as invalid to two different devices scanning the same QR code but giving different results...

28. CovScan Cyprus starts running on trial basis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covscan-cyprus-starts-running-on-trial-basis

Door greeters at supermarkets started using the android app CovScan on Monday to verify the authenticity of their customers’ Safe Pass documents, but the program will run on a trial basis for two weeks following criticism that consumers and businesses had little time to prepare...

29. Pfizer Pill: Clinical trials show 89% protection against severe Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-pill-clinical-trials-show-89-protection-against-severe-covid

The Pfizer pill against coronavirus showed high efficacy against possible hospitalization, in second phase clinical trials conducted by an independent committee of scientists....

30. Latvia declares state of emergency due to explosive spread of the coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/latvia-declares-state-of-emergency-due-to-explosive-spread-of-the-coronavirus

Authorities in Latvia have declared a state of emergency for three months due to the resurgence of record-breaking new coronavirus infections, while COVID-19 vaccination rates remain among the lowest in the European Union. ...

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