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1. France bars unvaccinated from restaurants, sports venues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-bars-unvaccinated-from-restaurants-sports-venues

People who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 are no longer allowed in France’s restaurants, bars, tourist sites and sports venues unless they recently recovered from the virus....

2. Germany wants to attract 400,000 skilled workers from abroad each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-wants-to-attract-400-000-skilled-workers-from-abroad-each-year

Germany's new coalition government wants to attract 400,000 qualified workers from abroad each year to tackle both a demographic imbalance and labour shortages in key sectors that risk undermining the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic....

3. US singer Meatloaf dead at 74

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-singer-meatloaf-dead-at-74

US singer Meat Loaf, who was known for hits including Bat Out Of Hell, has died at the age of 74 after selling more than 100 million albums worldwide and starring in 65 movies - with reports suggesting he contracted Covid-19....

4. Cypriot hospital alarmed over covid patient's refusal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hospital-alarmed-over-covid-patients-refusal

Doctors have consulted hospital lawyers about their options in case they deem intubation as necessary and ordered the patient to undergo an examination by a psychiatrist, who reportedly found the woman to be of sound mind...

5. WHO says no evidence healthy children, adolescents need COVID-19 boosters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-says-no-evidence-healthy-children-adolescents-need-covid-19-boosters

There is no evidence at present that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the World Health Organization's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Tuesday....

6. Infected patients in Cyprus get on new antiviral pill

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/infected-patients-in-cyprus-go-on-new-antiviral-pill

Over a dozen high-risk patients have been prescribed an oral antiviral drug in the Republic of Cyprus this week, but officials have declined to provide data saying the numbers were too small to form a big picture...

7. Doc pleads not guilty in fake vax case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doc-pleads-not-guilty-in-fake-vax-case

A Larnaca doctor accused of defrauding the state in connection with the issuance of COVID vaccination certificates pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple charges including felony conspiracy...

8. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

9. Djokovic heads for Belgrade after deportation from Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-heads-for-belgrade-after-deportation-from-australia

Novak Djokovic was headed home to Serbia on Monday after his deportation from Australia over its required COVID-19 vaccination ended the No. 1-ranked men’s tennis player’s hopes of defending his Australian Open title....

10. Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-halts-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-for-us-businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job....

11. Polish scientists find gene that doubles risk of serious COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polish-scientists-find-gene-that-doubles-risk-of-serious-covid

Polish scientists have found a gene that they say more than doubles the risk of becoming severely ill with COVID-19, a discovery they hope could help doctors identify people who are most at risk from the disease....

12. Persistent dad arrested after school files complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/persistent-dad-arrested-after-school-files-complaint

A father in Paphos was arrested this week after a school administration filed a complaint with police saying he made threats over the phone, with the dad denying the accusations and saying he was simply trying to reach the principal who wouldn’t take his call...

13. The coronavirus loses 90% of its infectiousness after 20 minutes in the air

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/research-the-coronavirus-loses-90-of-its-infectiousness-after-20-minutes-in-the-air

The coronavirus can lose up to 90% of its ability to infect humans within 20 minutes of being in the air, while most of its virulence decreases in the first five minutes, according to estimates by British scientists, who made simulations of the virus' ability to survive and infect when exhaled into the air by a carrier, combined with environmental conditions, particularly humidity....

14. 'Test to stay' at schools - Details of additional measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-at-schools-details-of-additional-measures

"The rapid deterioration of epidemiological data recorded in Cyprus in recent weeks due to the predominance of the Omicron variant leaves us no room for complacency....

15. Covid vaccinations protect pregnant women without causing complications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-vaccinations-protect-pregnant-women-without-causing-complications

Pregnant women are at greater risk of becoming seriously ill with coronavirus than non-pregnant women, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) experts confirmed yesterday during a press conference....

16. Extradition case in Cyprus gets political

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extradition-case-in-cyprus-gets-political

Cyprus is in the middle of a politically-charged extradition battle where a mother and son wanted by Chinese authorities are getting support from an American organization backed by Donald Trump’s former advisor...

17. UK’s Johnson faces lockdown-breach claims over garden party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-johnson-faces-lockdown-breach-claims-over-garden-party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of public and political outrage on Tuesday over allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from mingling outside the home....

18. Booster shots not necessary for under 18s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/booster-shots-not-necessary-for-under-18s

Young people under 18 years of age do not have to get a booster shot unless they suffer from reduced immunity due to medication or an illness, the head of the National Vaccination Committee in Greece, Maria Theodoridou, said Monday....

19. Science wars continue over Cyprus’ DeltaCron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/science-wars-continue-over-cyprus-deltacron

A recent study in Cyprus that made global headlines over a possible discovery of a mutation dubbed DeltaCron has been brought into question, with experts suggesting contamination in the lab could likely explain the new strain’s omicron-like genetic signatures within the delta genomes...

20. 'Health care is a moral obligation': Pope Francis backs global Covid vaccination programmes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-care-is-a-moral-obligation-pope-francis-backs-global-covid-vaccination-programmes

Pope Francis declared today that getting vaccinated against the coronavirus is a 'moral obligation' and denounced how people had been swayed by 'baseless information' to refuse jabs....

21. COVID-19: T cells from common colds can protect against coronavirus infection, study finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-t-cells-from-common-colds-can-protect-against-coronavirus-infection-study-finds

People with high levels of T cells from common colds are less likely to catch COVID, according to a new peer-reviewed study....

22. Minister of Health reassures public on new 'Deltacron' variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-reassures-public-on-new-deltacron-variant

Minister of Health Michael Hadjipantela said on Saturday that Deltacron, a new variant of COVID-19 found in Cyprus, was not something to worry about....

23. British troops to help London hospitals hit by Covid-19 staff shortages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-troops-to-help-london-hospitals-hit-by-covid-19-staff-shortages

The British government is tapping into the military to ease staffing shortages across London hospitals caused by a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak....

24. Rapid increase in cases in the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-rapid-increase-in-cases-in-the-occupied-territories

There was a rapid increase in cases of coronavirus in the occupied territories, with the "Ministry of Health" announcing on Thursday 1001 new positive cases diagnosed in a 24 hour period, the majority of the cases were acquired locally....

25. Kyriakides: Vaccination coverage in the adult population of the EU reached 80%.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-vaccination-coverage-in-the-adult-population-of-the-eu-reached-80

According to European Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides, 80% of the adult population in the EU has been vaccinated, which is an important milestone in its COVID vaccination program. ...

26. State scrambles to close isolation loophole

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-scrambles-to-close-isolation-loophole

Officials in Cyprus are worried about another Safe Pass loophole that could potentially leave infected persons under isolation orders undetected in restricted areas unless the program gets a critical update...

27. Philippines' Duterte threatens unvaccinated people with arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/philippines-duterte-threatens-unvaccinated-people-with-arrest

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday people who have not taken COVID-19 shots will be arrested if they disobeyed stay-at-home orders as infections hit a three-month high....

28. Man wanted for wishing death on politicians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-wanted-for-wishing-death-on-politicians

Cyprus Police are searching for a man who wished death on the interior minister and the wife and kids of another politician, with investigators handling the complaint as a high profile cyber stalking case...

29. New measures announced today by the Ministry of Health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-today-by-the-ministry-of-health

New measures to deal with the spread of the coronavirus were announced today by the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela....

30. Coronavirus: Danish scientists see the end of the pandemic in 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-danish-scientists-see-the-end-of-the-pandemic-in-2-months

The pandemic will end in two months, according to the head of the Danish State Epidemiological Serum Institute, Dr. Tira Grove Krause....

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