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1. Critical shortages of Ozempic spark health concerns in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/critical-shortages-of-ozempic-spark-health-concerns-in-cyprus

The availability of injectable diabetes medicine, such as Ozempic, has reached critical levels in Cyprus, sparking concerns among health authorities and patient advocates....

2. Aspirin and Vitamin D may now be available under GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aspirin-and-vitamin-d-may-now-be-available-under-gesy

The Health Insurance Organisation (OAY) has suggested adding two more non-prescription medicines (NPSFs) to the General Health Insurance Scheme (GESY)....

3. Widely used anti-covid drug linked to virus mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/widely-used-anti-covid-drug-linked-to-virus-mutations

An anti-Covid drug widely used across the world may have caused mutations in the virus, researchers said on Monday, but there was no evidence that the changes had led to more dangerous variants....

4. Battling medicine shortages head-on

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/battling-medicine-shortages-head-on

Recommendations to pharmaceutical companies to increase their production capacity of antibiotics for the treatment of respiratory infections, and to EU member states not to stockpile them at the expense of their general availability in Europe, were addressed by the European Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA) ahead of the winter....

5. Cyprus' vet services doles out feline coronavirus medications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-vet-services-doles-out-feline-coronavirus-medications

Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP), a virus-induced ailment that exclusively affects cats, has raised concerns within the veterinary community. A particular strain of the coronavirus causes FIP, leading to a progressive illness that ultimately results in the cat's demise....

6. Promising drug slows Alzheimer's decline by 36%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/promising-drug-slows-alzheimer-s-decline-by-36

A new drug that claims to slow mental decline caused by Alzheimer's by 36 percent could spell 'the beginning of the end' for the degenerative brain disease....

7. The who's who of the Christodoulides government

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-who-s-who-of-the-christodoulides-government

On Monday afternoon (27/02), Nikos Christodoulides, the country's new leader, unveiled his new administration. Read the detailed biographies of the individuals who make up the new government....

8. First shipment of medical aid to Syria sent today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-shipment-of-medical-aid-to-syria-sent-today

The first shipment of medicines to earthquake-stricken Syria is being sent on Thursday via the Civil Protection Mechanism, on a Cyprus Airways flight....

9. Kyriakides: 2.7 million people diagnosed with cancer every year in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-2-7-million-people-diagnosed-with-cancer-every-year-in-eu

Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides will participate in the conference of the Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL) and the Cyprus Oncology Conference during a visit to Cyprus between Friday November 11th to Monday November 14th....

10. UNIC Pharmacy Student Selected for Prestigious Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/unic-pharmacy-student-selected-for-prestigious-lindau-nobel-laureate-meeting

Mr. Angelos Odyseakis, a University of Nicosia fourth-year Pharmacy student, has been selected to participate in the upcoming 71st Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting dedicated to Chemistry, joining a select cohort of 600 young scientists from around the world that will engage with more than 30 Nobel Laureates....

11. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

12. Antiviral pill by Pfizer expected in Cyprus by mid-February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/antiviral-pill-by-pfizer-expected-in-cyprus-by-mid-february

Plaxovid, the Pfizer antiviral pill against COVID-19 has been approved by EMA and is expected in Cyprus by mid-February,...

13.  Minister furious over fake test result allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-furious-over-allegations-of-fake-test-results

Cyprus Police say they are investigating allegations about local pharmacies issuing fake positive results from rapid tests, with the health ministry warning of permit revocation and criminal prosecution...

14. Unvaccinated literally squeezed into a corner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unvaccinated-literally-squeezed-into-a-corner

People no longer eligible for free rapid tests in government-run facilities were literally squeezed into a corner under the hot sun in Paphos on Sunday, while it was a walk in the park for vaccinated individuals and others in that town who were still eligible for state-funded testing based on the latest decree...

15. Citizens not trusted with Covid self tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-not-trusted-with-covid-self-tests

Home test kits for COVID-19 are helping many countries detect infections while reducing long lines outside testing centers, but over-the-counter testing has not been incorporated in the Republic of Cyprus where officials remain reluctant over trusting private citizens with the results...

16. Economic activity could resume by spring end, Anastasiades says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-activity-could-resume-by-spring-end-anastasiades-says

President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday that he was hopeful that economic activity could resume by the end of spring, given that no unpredicted developments arise on the part of pharmaceutical companies....

17. Pharmacies get nod to conduct rapid tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pharmacies-get-nod-to-conduct-rapid-tests

Pharmacists’ long-standing wish to contribute to the island’s rapid test efforts has received the Health Ministry’s nod, the head of the Pancyprian Pharmaceutical Association Eleni Piera-Isseyegh told Kathimerini Cyprus....

18. Cyprus says no to COVID home test kits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-no-to-covid-home-test-kits

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has approved access to home test kits for COVID-19, but the use of an antigen non-invasive test using saliva is not on the approved list per health ministry policy...

19. 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....

20. Scientists warn against rapid test self-checking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-warn-against-rapid-test-self-checking

The rapid antigen tests that the health ministry recently stocked up on in its battle against time to detect coronavirus cases among Cyprus employees require careful handling....

21. Flu vaccine stocks at pharmacies dry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flu-vaccine-stocks-at-pharmacies-dry

Private pharmacies’ stocks of flu vaccines have run completely dry as a result of a widespread sense of panic as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, head of the Pancyprian Pharmaceutical Association Eleni Piera said Wednesday....

22. Fraudulent scheme ‘unmasked’ by police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fraudulent-scheme-‘unmasked-by-police

Two suspects are in custody in connection with face mask reseller fraud in Cyprus, after state authorities discovered free supplies with government barcodes being sold in local pharmacies...

23. Pharmacists opt in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pharmacists-opt-in

A vote by the Cyprus Pharmaceutical Association on Wednesday gave the final nod for private pharmacists to join GESY, the biggest healthcare overhaul in Cyprus...

24. Cypriot drug companies accused of price gouging

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-drug-companies-accused-of-price-gouging

A patients advocate group is accusing pharmaceutical agents of jacking up prices of non-prescription medication to cover their losses following mandatory price drops in certain prescribed medicines...

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