CLOSE
Loading...
12° Nicosia,
09 February, 2023
 

Search

Displaying results 1-30 of 53 matches for query Kostrikis.

1. Cypriot minister asks Cabinet to toe EU line on China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-wants-cabinet-to-toe-eu-line-on-china

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says he will ask the Cabinet on Wednesday to approve a new set of pandemic measures that include a 48-hour negative PCR test from all travelers arriving from China...

2. Cyprus wrestles with decision on China measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wrestles-with-decision-on-china-measures

Cypriot health officials are meeting on Tuesday to sift through data before deciding on possible COVID measures on travelers from China, but the task is made more difficult by criticism from a local expert and a new variant sweeping through the West...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. New recombinant HIV-1 strain discovered in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-recombinant-hiv-1-strain-discovered-in-cyprus

The discovery of a new recombinant HIV-1 strain in Cyprus was recently announced, with the name “CRF91_cpx”, by scientists from the University of Cyprus, and the National HIV Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico in the US....

7. Masks are back but scientist says not a setback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-are-back-but-scientist-says-not-a-setback

Face masks in all indoor closed spaces once again became mandatory on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with the country going through another pandemic wave and a local expert saying this is not a setback...

8. Scientists no longer dismissive of Deltacron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-no-longer-dismissive-of-deltacron

Scientists are no longer dismissive of Deltacron, a merger of two coronavirus variants first pointed out by a Cypriot scientist, with British media reporting on a strain that appears after all to have evolved in someone who caught both at the same time...

9. 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...

10. 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....

11. 'If necessary more measures will be taken to handle Omicron variant', Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/if-necessary-more-measures-will-be-taken-to-handle-omicron-variant-health-minister-says

"If necessary we will take measures to manage the Omicron mutation after we confer with our experts", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas today in statements after the opening of the new wing for post-COVID patients at Eden Resort in Tersefanou village....

12. 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/75th-anniversary-of-the-fullbright-program

The US Embassy held a reception yesterday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright program....

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. Doc wants govt to come clean about AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-wants-officials-come-clean-about-astrazeneca

A local well-known health expert has called on officials in the Republic of Cyprus to take a clear position on the AstraZeneca vaccine and stop hiding behind an EMA statement...

16. Study detects 37 different Covid strains among Cyprus samples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-detects-37-different-covid-strains-among-cyprus-samples

A strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, named B.1.258, is currently the most prevalent in Cyprus, according to a scientific study conducted for the analysis and course of the coronavirus in Cyprus. The study notes that since December 2020, this strain is responsible for 90% of infections in Cyprus....

17. Mayor defends pushing for vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-mayor-defends-pushing-for-vaccinations

The leadership of a trade union has accused Larnaca Mayor Andreas Vyras of threatening a group of staff at a senior home over their refusal to get vaccinated for COVID-19, with the official saying he only pleaded with them to reconsider...

18. Police story not good enough for health expert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-story-not-good-enough-for-health-expert

A member of the coronavirus task force has drawn a connection between his role in the pandemic and a recent incident when his car was vandalized, while police said the incident appeared to be a random act...

19. Cyprus detects 10 new cases, but nine asymptomatic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-detects-10-new-cases-but-nine-asymptomatic

The Cyprus health ministry announced 10 new cases on Monday, when a bulk of 2,619 laboratory tests were conducted to check samples for the virus. Nine of the 10 new cases were asymptomatic carriers of the virus....

20. Covid-19 safety measures must become way of life, expert says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-safety-measures-must-become-way-of-life-expert-says

The additional coronavirus protection measures that the Cyprus government re-instated some ten days ago will constitute the island’s new normal for at least the next six months, member of the government’s coronavirus advisory committee Leondios Kostrikis said Monday....

21. Cyprus' R number between 1.6 and 2, experts say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-r-number-between-1-6-and-2-experts-say

Cyprus’ current coronavirus reproduction number is between 1.6 and 2, experts in the government’s coronavirus taskforce said Thursday, noting that the goal is not a second lockdown, but that should be our frame of mind....

22. Majority of new cases young asymptomatic people, Cyprus health minister warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/majority-of-new-cases-young-asymptomatic-people-cyprus-health-minister-warns

Findings from the government-ordered random sampling program targeting 3,000 people that was finalized on Tuesday confirmed rising concerns that the virus is officially spreading anew through the Cyprus population, with an announcement by health minister Constantinos Ioannou on Wednesday raising the alarm over the dangerous repercussions of the spread getting out of hand....

23. Up to 1500 Limassol residents could be carrying virus, expert says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/up-to-1500-limassol-residents-could-be-carrying-virus-expert-says

There could be as many as 1,000-1,500 Limassol residents carrying an active coronavirus infection, member of the government’s coronavirus task force, Leontios Kostrikis, said Monday....

24. Reopening of Ledra checkpoint a political decision, Kostrikis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reopening-of-ledra-checkpoint-a-political-decision-kostrikis-says

The reopening of the Ledra street checkpoint is a political decision that rests with the island’s two leaders, member of the government’s advisory committee Petros Karayiannis said Wednesday, noting that the epidemiological situation has remained positive on both sides of the divide....

25. Health Minister alarmed over Belgium's inclusion of Cyprus in 'orange' travel zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-alarmed-over-belgium-s-inclusion-of-cyprus-in-orange-travel-zone

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Thursday expressed surprise over Belgium’s inclusion of Cyprus in its elevated risk zone for travel....

26. Cyprus pushes back date for British tourists

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pushes-back-date-for-british-tourists

A new date for opening flights to incoming passengers from Britain has been tentatively set for August 1 in the Republic of Cyprus, with health officials warning that the decision is conditional on the United Kingdom keeping a firm grip on containing the virus...

27. No new coronavirus cases leave total at 958

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-new-coronavirus-cases-leave-total-at-958

No new coronavirus cases emerged on Thursday when 1,996 samples were tested for the virus....

28. Five new cases emerge but Cyprus still on track, Kostrikis says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/five-new-cases-emerge-but-cyprus-still-on-track-kostrikis-says

Five new coronavirus cases emerged on Monday after 1,504 samples were checked for the virus....

29. Two contacts of known cases test positive for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-contacts-of-known-cases-test-positive-for-coronavirus

The Health Ministry announced two new coronavirus cases on Thursday, both involving contacts of other known cases....

30. Repatriated person, teacher test positive for virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repatriated-person-and-teacher-tests-positive-for-virus

Coronavirus cases in the Republic of Cyprus reached 937 on Monday, when two new cases were announced involving a recently repatriated person and a teacher....

X