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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. Cypriots indifferent to getting 4th dose of covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-indifferent-to-getting-4th-dose-of-covid-vaccine

Vaccination centers in Cyprus are experiencing a low turnout in the past two weeks for people wanting to get the 4th dose of the updated covid vaccine. So far, only 1,119 people have been vaccinated since 20 September, when vaccinations for the booster/4th dose began....

4. 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....

5. Moderna sues Pfizer for patent infringement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-sues-pfizer-for-patent-infringement

Moderna on Friday filed patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech "for infringing patents central to (its) mRNA technology platform," the company said in a news release Friday....

6. COVID: Double dose vaccine to be available towards the end of the year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-double-dose-vaccine-to-be-available-towards-the-end-of-the-year

Europe is expected to approve a COVID bivalent vaccine in September, that will cover both the original strain and the Omicron variant, Dr. Christos Petrou, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and member of the National Advisory Committee on Vaccination stated....

7. 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....

8. 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...

9. Moderna asks US authorization of COVID shots for kids under 6

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-asks-us-authorization-of-covid-shots-for-kids-under-6

Moderna Inc. said on Thursday it asked U.S. regulators to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine for children under the age of 6, which would make it the first shot against the coronavirus available for those under 5-years-old....

10. Study: Heart inflammation more prevalent among vaccinated than unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-heart-inflammation-more-prevalent-among-vaccinated-than-unvaccinated

Heart inflammation requiring hospital care was more common among people who received COVID-19 vaccines than those who did not, according to a new study of tens of millions of Europeans....

11. Cyprus abolishes flight pass and country categorizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-abolishes-flight-pass-and-country-categorizations

As of April 18, 2022, travelers will no longer be required to fill out the Cyprus Flight Pass when entering Cyprus. The move comes after tourist organizations called on the government to abolish the Flight pass, noting that Cyprus would be left behind other countries that had already made the move. ...

12. 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....

13. New Vaccine Findings Pose Tough Questions for Parents of Young Children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vaccine-findings-pose-tough-questions-for-parents-of-young-children

For American parents, particularly those with young children, the last couple of months have been dizzying and beyond frustrating....

14. Covid boosters continue to protect most people for many months, perhaps years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-boosters-continue-to-protect-most-people-for-many-months-perhaps-years

According to a flurry of new studies, it looks as if Covid boosters will continue to protect most people from serious illness and death for many months, and perhaps even years — which means we probably won’t need to line up for another shot anytime soon....

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. Nasal spray could be the future of the COVID vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasal-spray-could-be-the-future-of-the-covid-vaccine

When we think about COVID vaccines, most of us picture a pointy needle — and some of us might even faint. But what if getting vaccinated was as easy as inhaling a nasal spray?...

18. Novavax could offer the unvaccinated a new option, if regulators agree

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/novavax-could-offer-the-unvaccinated-a-new-option-if-regulators-agree

Following a long-awaited submission of data to the Food and Drug Administration last month, Novavax announced Monday that it had formally filed a request for emergency use authorization of its protein-based COVID-19 vaccine in the United States....

19. 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....

20. Ministry of Health changes vaccination protocols to better serve the public

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-of-health-changes-vaccination-protocols-to-better-serve-the-public

The Ministry of Health is changing vaccination protocols for COVID-19 from Monday, in order to better serve citizens....

21. '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....

22. EU sets nine-month validity of Covid-19 travel pass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-sets-nine-month-validity-of-covid-19-travel-pass

The European Commission on Tuesday adopted rules that will make the European Union Covid-19 certificate valid for travel nine months...

23. Booster shots for 18 and over begins Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/booster-shots-for-18-and-over-begins-wednesday

The vaccination portal will now be available from the 8th of December for people aged 18 and over to book booster shot appointments. ...

24. Third dose for 30 and over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-dose-for-30-and-over

The vaccination portal will now be available from the 30th of November for people aged 30 and up to book booster shot appointments....

25. Clarification of new measures announced on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarification-of-new-measures-announced-on-wednesday

The Ministry of Health has issued clarifications concerning the new measures announced on Wednesday by the Cabinet. ...

26. German Health Minister: 'Vaccinated, recovered or dead' by the end of winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany

New calls for an increase in vaccinations were made on Monday by the German Minister of Health, Jens Span. The Minister warned about a very difficult winter to come due to a pandemic, while discussions to extend the deadline for persons to get vaccinated are intensifying around the country....

27. Covid vaccines targeting new variants have arrived in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-vaccines-targeting-new-variants-have-arrived-in-cyprus

Preparations are underway for the administration of the fourth dose with updated vaccines against COVID-19, Acting Director of the Nursing Services Department, Evagoras Tambouris,...

28. Ministry gives green light to booster shots for 18 and older

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-gives-green-light-to-booster-shots-for-18-and-older

The proposal of the Minister of Health, Mr. Michalis Hadjipandelas, was approved at today's meeting by the Council of Ministers...

29. Booster shots begin for people 50 and over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/booster-shots-begin-for-people-50-and-over

Following the decision of the Council of Ministers yesterday regarding COVID-19 booster shots for vulnerable citizens and those aged 50 and over, the Health Ministry announces the following:...

30. Cabinet approves booster jab for those vaccinated with J&J

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-booster-jab-for-those-vaccinated-with-j-j

The Cabinet today announced the extension of existing COVID preventive measures until November 9 and the initiation of booster shots for people vaccinated with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine....

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