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1. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

2. EU commissioner defends deal on older vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-defends-deal-on-older-vaccines

Health commissioner Stella Kyriakides went on Cypriot state radio on Monday calling on EU citizens to get vaccinated with booster shots already made available to member states, a position she defended amid growing social and scientific doubt about a procurement strategy that included cozy texts between pharmaceutical companies and the bloc’s executives...

3. EMA greenlights tailored vaccines for COVID19 mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ema-greenlights-tailored-vaccines-for-covid19-mutations

The European Medicines Agency has given a positive opinion on the use of the first two variant-adapted COVID-19 booster vaccines, produced by BioNTech-Pfizer (Comirnaty) and Moderna (Spikevax) to protect against the Omicron BA.1 subvariant....

4. 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....

5. Seniors in Cyprus remain skeptical of fourth shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seniors-in-cyprus-remain-skeptical-of-fourth-shot

A spectacularly small number of people over 60 got their fourth COVID jab so far in the Republic of Cyprus, with the health ministry contemplating to lower the age threshold at a time while medical experts advocating for the vaccine are jumping ship on the immunity debate...

6. 110,000 monkeypox vaccines set to be shipped to the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/110-000-monkeypox-vaccines-set-to-be-shipped-to-the-eu

The European Union has reached an agreement for the purchase of 110,000 monkeypox vaccines, the Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakidou announced....

7. Monkeypox: 'No need to panic' says Director of Pharmaceutical Services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-no-need-to-panic-says-director-of-pharmaceutical-services

Acting Director of the Pharmaceutical Services of the Ministry of Health, Helena Panayiotopoulou, has said that there is supportive treatment in the event of a monkeypox outbreak in Cyprus, noting that there is no need for panic....

8. The mandatory use of masks will soon be abolished

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-mandatory-use-of-masks-will-soon-be-abolished

Minister of Health Michalis Hatjipantela sees a summer without health restrictions. In his interview with KATHIMERINI on Sunday, the Minister of Health said that the summer should go by without problems or restrictions if no new variants of the Omicron mutation appear....

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. Joyful moment or risky move? Europe divided over kids' vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joyful-moment-or-risky-move-europe-divided-over-kids-vaccines

As Europe starts vaccinating younger children, countries are pursuing very different strategies in what will be a major test of parents' willingness to get their kids inoculated....

14. 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...

15. Monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID expected in Cyprus any day now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monoclonal-antibody-treatment-for-covid-expected-in-cyprus-any-day-now

The arrival of monoclonal antibody therapies in Cyprus is just a matter of time, according to the Deputy Director of Pharmaceutical Services of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Elena Panagiotopoulou....

16. Divorced parents take vax disagreement to court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divorced-parents-take-vax-disagreement-to-court

A Paphos family court has rejected a father’s request that his two daughters be allowed to be vaccinated and travel abroad, siding with the mother who refused to give parental consent to her ex husband...

17. New types of COVID vaccines and alternative therapies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-types-of-covid-vaccines-and-alternative-therapies

It's only a matter of time before Cyprus finalizes orders of new COVID vaccines and therapies. ...

18. Covid therapies, not just vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakidou

The Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides, will be in Cyprus on Friday, September 24, for meetings,...

19. Cypriot experts on board with third dose

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-experts-on-board-with-third-dose

The Cypriot government will take a political decision this week on a proposal to start administering third COVID-19 vaccine doses ahead of the flu season in response to the Delta variant threat that emerged sooner than expected during the summer...

20. Lack of data stymies booster shot debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lack-of-data-stymies-booster-shot-debate-in-cyprus

Discussion in Cyprus over the possibility of a COVID booster shot ahead of the flu season is still up in the air, with the debate prompting officials to break an embargo on vaccination data of hospitalized patients and reveal that half of the older adult and elderly were vaccinated...

21. Nicosia leaves booster shot up to Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-leaves-booster-shot-up-to-brussels

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says while government planning includes preparations for a third jab for vaccinated adults and seniors, the booster shot is subject to approval in Brussels...

22. Vaccinated woman dies of rare blood clot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-woman-dies-of-rare-blood-clot

A local woman in her early 40’s who was vaccinated two months ago has died in hospital, but no yellow card had been submitted prior to her death with officials suggesting her case didn’t fit the bill...

23. Cyprus airports to accept EUDCC on July 1

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-airports-to-accept-eudcc-on-july-1

The Cabinet that convened Wednesday, amended the Action Plan for the operation of airports to include the EU Digital COVID Certificate which will be issued by the EU Member States, as well as by the countries of the European Economic Area and by the Switzerland...

24. New EMA warning over AstraZeneca shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-warning-over-astrazeneca-shot

The EU drug regulator is recommending that people who have had a rare blood vessel syndrome are not immunised with AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine...

25. Cyprus et al kept off UK’s green list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-et-al-kept-off-uk-s-green-list

A last minute Cypriot campaign in the United Kingdom to secure quarantine-free travel to the island failed to yield results on Thursday, after Britain’s choice to go the extra cautious route affected many countries, with the island now focusing on Russia, its second largest market, to keep summer hopes alive...

26. Cyprus adopts restrictions for AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-restrictions-for-astrazeneca

The Republic of Cyprus is adopting age restrictions for the AstraZeneca vaccine, following a fatal blood clot incident and intense debate amongst health experts, with the decision coming just hours after the health minister had warned he would seek answers abroad if the advisory team failed to deliver a solid recommendation...

27. Vaxxed woman in Cyprus dies from blood clot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaxxed-woman-in-cyprus-dies-from-blood-clot

A British woman passed away on the weekend while she was receiving thrombolytic therapy in Cyprus, following her vaccination against COVID earlier this month, with officials admitting a link but unable to pinpoint what exactly may have caused the blood clot...

28. Vaxxed woman in serious condition in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-woman-in-serious-condition-in-cyprus

A woman in Cyprus was hospitalized this week with a rare case of a clotting event following her vaccination against COVID-19, with local media criticizing state authorities over lack of information...

29. Cyprus jumps the gun on Sinopharm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-jumps-the-gun-on-sinopharm

Travelers who have been inoculated with Sinopharm can now visit freely the Republic of Cyprus, but it is up to other EU member states to accept the Chinese vaccine if the latest draft version for a COVID certificate is adopted in Strasburg next month...

30. Cyprus says two shots won't cut it

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-two-shots-not-enough

Cypriot scientists say an additional shot against the coronavirus could improve immunity for vaccinated people as well as fight against new variants, with the EU preparing to order booster vaccines despite warnings from the bloc’s drug regulator against making 'premature' moves...

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