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1. More than half of Cyprus nursing staff opt out of jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-half-of-cyprus-nursing-staff-opt-out-of-jab

Less than half of total nursing staff at public hospitals have opted to get vaccinated against coronavirus, state health services organisation spokesperson Charalambos Charilaou said....

2. 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...

3. Cyprus stands behind AstraZeneca vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stands-behind-astrazeneca-vaccine

Authorities in the Republic of Cyprus have resumed the vaccination program using the AstraZeneca vaccine, after EMA said benefits outweigh the risks, with the health minister criticizing fellow member states for creating confusion by not sticking to plan...

4. Cyprus to resume AZ jabs Friday after EU agency gives nod

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-resume-az-jabs-friday-after-eu-agency-gives-nod

The European Union’s drug regulatory agency said Thursday that the AstraZeneca vaccine is not linked to an overall increase in the risk of blood clots and that the benefits of use outweigh the risks, paving the way for European countries to resume administering the shots....

5. Cyprus puts AstraZeneca on the back burner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-puts-astrazeneca-on-temporary-hold

The Republic of Cyprus has temporarily suspended AstraZeneca shots for Covid-19 until an emergency meeting on Thursday by the European Medicines Agency, with reports saying Nicosia has already entered negotiations with Moscow to add another jab in the mix...

6. EU regulator approves Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot jab

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-regulator-approves-johnson-johnson-s-one-shot-jab

The European Medicines Agency has authorized Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose Covid-19 shot, giving the European Union a fourth licensed vaccine to fight the pandemic as its vaccination drive continues to proceed much more slowly than hoped. ...

7. EU to get 4mln more Pfizer/BioNTech Covid shots this month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-get-4mln-more-pfizer-biontech-covid-shots-this-month

The European Commission said on Wednesday it has reached a deal with drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech for the supply of an additional four million Covid-19 vaccine doses to be delivered this month....

8. Cyprus a step away from the 100,000 jab mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-a-step-away-from-the-100-000-jab-mark

A total of 22,808 appointments will open up on Tuesday on the vaccination portal, who people aged 67 and over to be given priority....

9. Vaccination portal to open for 69+

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccination-portal-to-open-for-69

The vaccination portal is set to open on Wednesday for those aged 69 and over, the Health Ministry announced Tuesday....

10. Peter Piot: Vaccination passports a one-way street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/peter-piot-vaccination-passports-a-one-way-street

Professor Peter Piot, advisor to the Commission President, speaks to ‘K’...

11. Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine set to get EU nod in early March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-johnson-s-vaccine-set-to-get-eu-nod-in-early-march

The European Union’s medicines regulator is expected to recommend drugmaker Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine on March 11, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, a move that could give the region its fourth coronavirus vaccine....

12. EU leaders seek to inject energy into slow vaccine rollout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-leaders-seek-to-inject-energy-into-slow-vaccine-rollout

European Union leaders are gathering Thursday to try to inject new energy into the bloc’s lagging coronavirus vaccination efforts as concern mounts that new variants might spread faster than authorities can adapt....

13. Cyprus and Israel agree on green passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-agree-on-green-passports

Cyprus and Israel reached an agreement on Sunday which would allow vaccinated Israelis to travel to the island without quarantine or other testing restrictions...

14. Astra offers small concession, EU pleads for UK-made shots amid vaccine row

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astra-offers-small-concession-eu-pleads-for-uk-made-shots-amid-vaccine-row

AstraZeneca has offered to bring forward some deliveries of its Covid-19 vaccine to the European Union while the bloc has asked the British drugmaker if it can divert doses from the UK to make up for a shortfall in supplies, European officials told Reuters....

15. Slow vaccine rollout affecting Cyprus strategy, President tells EU leaders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/slow-vaccine-rollout-affecting-cyprus-strategy-president-tells-eu-leaders

President Nicos Anastasiades briefed EU leaders in a videoconference on Thursday evening on the problems Cyprus is facing due to the slow rollout of coronavirus vaccines mainly brought about by the production delays of pharmaceutical companies supplying jabs for the EU....

16. The chaos of the pandemic in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-chaos-of-the-pandemic-in-the-north

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to affect the north against the backdrop of broad political and economic insecurity, with the recent manoeuvres of the Ersan Saner ‘government’ raising questions as to the ability of the Turkish Cypriot leadership to effectively address the pandemic....

17. Over half of Cyprus 80+ age group vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-half-of-cyprus-80-age-group-vaccinated

More than half of the 80+ age group in Cyprus has either been vaccinated against coronavirus or has set an appointment to get the jab in the coming days, the deputy director of the health services Olga Kalakouta said Monday....

18. Inoculated president sets tone for country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inoculated-president-sets-tone-for-country

19. Moderna vaccine arrives in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-vaccines-arrive-in-cyprus

The first batch of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines arrived in the Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday, as part of a European vaccination programme, with officials pinning their hopes on AstraZeneca which is not far behind...

20. Cyprus places vaccine rollout hopes on AstraZeneca approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-places-vaccine-rollout-hopes-on-astrazeneca-approval

A steady flow of the required number of vaccines depends on the EU’s approval of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, the Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Friday. ...

21. Pfizer suggests vaccine can beat mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-suggests-vaccine-can-beat-mutations

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine appeared to work against a key mutation in the highly transmissible new variants of the coronavirus discovered in the UK and South Africa, according to a laboratory study conducted by the US drugmaker...

22. EU trying to find ways around vaccine shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-trying-to-find-ways-around-vaccine-shortage

The European drugs regulator could soon give the go ahead for an extra sixth dose to be extracted from Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine vials, an EU official told Reuters on Wednesday, lifting the number of available shots at a time when supplies are short....

23. A timeline of the coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-timeline-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic-in-cyprus

The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus, which kicked off mildly at first with double-digit daily new cases before the second wave sent the island into unprecedented terrain with hundreds of daily new cases and the healthcare system ready to give in at any given time, can be generally divided into four stages. ...

24. EU to buy extra 100 mln doses of Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-buy-extra-100-mln-doses-of-pfizer-biontech-vaccine

The European Union will buy an extra 100 million doses of Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine, bringing the total from the two firms to 300 million doses, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday....

25. Cyprus upbeat after first shots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-upbeat-after-first-shots

Cypriot patients received their first vaccine shot against COVID-19 on Sunday without immediate side effects, at a time when the coronavirus referral hospital was nearing capacity and experts saying protection for those vaccinated will kick in seven days after their second dose...

26. First batch arrives in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-boxing-day-for-vaccine-in-cyprus

The first batch of vaccines reached Cyprus on Saturday, a day after Christmas, with a senior home and a referral hospital getting the first vaccinations on the island as early as Sunday...

27. Cyprus cautious in countdown for vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-cautious-in-countdown-for-vaccine

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus are gearing up for the first phase of immunization against the novel coronavirus, with reports suggesting the start of the process could be slowing down before it evens begins on Sunday...

28. Cyprus stays calm as virus unknowns remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-stays-calm-but-mutation-unknowns-remain

Biontech says it is confident its COVID-19 vaccine expected within days in Cyprus would remain effective against a variant that has been spreading in Britain, but questions still remain over the effectiveness of the vaccine as mutations continue to spread...

29. EU regulator gives conditional approval to Covid-19 vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-regulator-gives-conditional-approval-to-covid-19-vaccine

The European Medicines Agency says an expert committee has recommended conditional approval for a coronavirus vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer to be used across the European Union, weeks after the shot was first granted permission under emergency provisions in Britain and the United States....

30. Cyprus to begin vaccinations on December 27

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-begin-vaccinations-on-december-27

Vaccinations in Cyprus will begin in unison with other EU member states on December 27 following approval by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)....

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