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1. Cyprus to launch e-platform to monitor hospital infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-e-platform-to-monitor-hospital-infections

In a bid to enhance hospital infection monitoring, Cyprus plans to launch a specialized electronic platform by the end of 2025, according to Elizabeth Constantinou, Director of Medical Services at the Ministry of Health. ...

2. Officials unveil bold dual vaccination strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-unveil-bold-dual-vaccination-strategy

Cyprus' Ministry of Health has unveiled its vaccination strategy for the upcoming fall/winter season, targeting COVID-19 and seasonal influenza. Key highlights include:...

3. EU approves updated COVID-19 vaccine to combat new variants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-approves-updated-covid-19-vaccine-to-combat-new-variants

The European Commission gave the green light on Thursday to an updated COVID-19 vaccine called Comirnaty XBB.1.5, which has been tweaked by BioNTech-Pfizer to tackle new variants of the virus. ...

4. COVID: ''No stricter measures for now,'' says Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-no-stricter-measures-for-now-says-minister

A meeting will take place on August 29th with the Scientific Advisory Committee for COVID-19, in the presence of the Minister of Health, to evaluate the epidemiological indicators and the new data regarding the virus....

5. Steady COVID-19 cases at 1,000 weekly, health official reports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/steady-covid-19-cases-at-1-000-weekly-health-official-reports

The Director of Medical Services at the Ministry of Health, Elizabeth Constantinou, revealed that the number of new coronavirus cases in Cyprus maintains stability, averaging around 1,000 cases weekly. ...

6. 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....

7. Kyriakides: 'Our goal now, medicines for all'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-our-goal-now-medicines-for-all

"I have always envisioned a European Health Union, where the European Union would be intimately connected to every citizen regarding health matters....

8. Cyprus tackles alarming rates of antibiotic consumption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-alarming-rates-of-antibiotic-consumption

Cyprus is facing a serious problem with the consumption of antibiotic drugs and is now implementing a surveillance program on antibiotic prescriptions in outpatient health care in collaboration with the Health Insurance Organization....

9. Directives and recommendations to passengers due to Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/directives-and-recommendations-to-passengers-due-to-covid

The Ministry of Health has issued European Union directives and recommendations to passengers and airport and airline staff travelling to EU/EEA countries...

10. Cypriot scientist slams EU decision on China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-scientist-slams-eu-decision-on-china

A virology professor in Cyprus says an EU decision to impose pre-departure COVID tests on travelers from China appears to be a political decision that is not based on science...

11. No travel restrictions for Chinese arrivals in Greece and Switzerland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-travel-restrictions-for-chinese-arrivals-in-greece-and-switzerland

Greece and Switzerland will not impose travel restrictions for arrivals from China despite the current COVID-19 situation on the latter....

12. Cyprus, EU in a quandary as China eases travel curbs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-in-a-quandary-as-china-eases-travel-curbs

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela has called a meeting to discuss China’s easing curbs on international travel, but there were mixed signals as to what guidelines are being followed at the EU level...

13. Kyriakides: 'The next health crisis will be caused by antibiotic overuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-the-next-health-crisis-will-be-caused-by-antibiotic-overuse

Antimicrobial resistance is “often seen as the next big health crisis”, Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides said in a statement ahead of November 18th, European Antibiotics Awareness Day, commenting on a pan-European survey on antimicrobial resistance which has shown that half of Europeans still incorrectly believe that antibiotics kill viruses....

14. Overall death rates from Covid to be much lower this winter says ECDC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/overall-death-rates-from-covid-to-be-much-lower-this-winter-says-ecdc

High transmission rates with a low death rate compared to previous waves of the pandemic, is what the models developed by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) project, according to the organization's director, Dr. Andrea Ammon....

15. No plans for stricter covid measures for now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-plans-for-stricter-covid-measures-for-now

There are currently no plans for measures against the spread of COVID-19 to become stricter, a competent source has told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA)....

16. EU recommends second Covid booster for over-60s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-recommends-second-covid-booster-for-over-60s

European Union health agencies on Monday recommended a second Covid-19 booster for everyone above 60 amid a new rise in infections and hospitalizations across Europe....

17. Covid cases have increased up to 34% in some EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-have-increased-up-to-34-in-some-eu-countries

The increase of COVID-19 cases in some countries of Europe since last week has been up to 34%, EU Health and Food Security Commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, told Cypriot journalists covering the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg, on Tuesday....

18. Monkeypox outbreak management plan close to being finalised

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-outbreak-management-plan-close-to-being-finalised

The process of drawing up a management and action plan by the Ministry of Health to deal with a possible detection of monkeypox cases in Cyprus is in its final stage, a source of the Ministry has said....

19. Cyprus prepares action plan for Monkeypox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-action-plan-for-monkeypox

Health authorities are drafting a response plan for a possible outbreak of monkeypox in Cyprus, including a vaccination rollout....

20. Alarming rise in hospital infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alarming-rise-in-hospital-infections

Scientists are sounding the alarm over the rise in nosocomial or hospital-acquired infections by multidrug-resistant germs, a major public health problem that has been overshadowed by the pandemic over the last two years....

21. EU: Masks at airports and planes no longer mandatory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-masks-at-airports-and-planes-no-longer-mandatory

Passengers traveling by plane in Europe from next week should no longer be required to wear a mask on their flight or at an airport, according to guidance issued Wednesday by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Union’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)....

22. EU parliament votes to keep EU Digital COVID Certificate in place until June next year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-votes-to-keep-eu-digital-covid-certificate-in-place-until-june-next-year

The Parliament of the European Union has given the green light to the Member States to keep the EU Digital COVID Certificate in place until June next year....

23. EMA: No evidence to support a fourth covid shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ema-no-evidence-to-support-a-fourth-covid-shot

EU health agencies said on Wednesday there was no evidence to support the use of a fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna in the general population, but they recommend a second booster for people aged 80 and above....

24. New COVID action plan for Cyprus airports in place from February 21

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-action-plan-for-cyprus-airports-in-place-from-february-21

The Council of Ministers decided today that new measures regulating travelers arriving into Cyprus will take effect on February 21st instead of March 1st....

25. Freedom of movement within the EU will no longer be regulated by country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-of-movement-within-the-eu-will-no-longer-be-regulated-by-country-of-origin

After calls to simplify COVID travel rules within the EU, EU Ministers meeting at the General Affairs Council in Brussels agreed on Tuesday that the three main criteria for travel within the EU will be vaccination status, covid test results or recovery certificates....

26. Europe continues to be in the deep red on the COVID-19 ECDC map

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-continues-to-be-in-the-deep-red-on-the-covid-19-ecdc-map

The epidemiological situation in the European Union and the European Economic Area remains serious and has not significantly changed, according to the latest epidemiological map on the spread of COVID-19 by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)....

27. Rift in pandemic response wide open in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-in-pandemic-response-wide-open-in-cyprus

A rift between scientists and government became more apparent on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with local media saying the health ministry director was even checking the minutes from a meeting to shed light on debate over controversial measures...

28. Cyprus: Vaccination begins next week for ages 5-11

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-vaccination-begins-next-week-for-ages-5-11

A press conference was held today by Dr. Christina Giannaki, General Director of the Ministry of Health, regarding covid vaccinations for children ages 5-11....

29. 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...

30. EU recommends 9-month limit on Covid-19 vaccine validity for travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-recommends-9-month-limit-on-covid-19-vaccine-validity-for-travel

European Union residents will need to have COVID-19 vaccine booster jabs if they want to travel to another country in the bloc next summer, according to a proposal set to be announced by the European Commission on Thursday....

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