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1. Covid vaccinations begin for children aged 6 months to 4 years old

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-vaccinations-begin-for-children-aged-6-months-to-4-years-old

Vaccination centers for babies and infants, from 6 months to 4 years of age, will be operational from Tuesday, November 22, the Ministry of Health has said....

2. 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...

3. 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...

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. 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....

7. 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...

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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. ...

11. 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....

12. WHO is examining potential hearing problems linked to Covid vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-examining-potential-hearing-problems-linked-to-covid-vaccines

The World Health Organization is examining rare reports of hearing loss and other auditory issues following Covid-19 vaccinations....

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. 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....

16. 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?...

17. 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....

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. Boy in Greek ICU after Germany said no

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-in-greek-icu-after-germany-said-no

A boy from Cyprus who was denied emergency medical flight to Germany due to immunization concerns about his parents, was on Monday on standby for crucial surgery in Greece, with his father criticizing vaccination requirements but clarifying he was not against measures...

20. Antiviral pill by Pfizer expected in Cyprus by mid-February

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/antiviral-pill-by-pfizer-expected-in-cyprus-by-mid-february

Plaxovid, the Pfizer antiviral pill against COVID-19 has been approved by EMA and is expected in Cyprus by mid-February,...

21. Cyprus has not discussed endemicity of COVID, Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-not-discussed-endemicity-of-covid-health-minister-says

The endemicity of COVID has not been on the table in Cyprus, Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas said, noting that what has been discussed is learning how to live with the virus....

22. WHO says no evidence healthy children, adolescents need COVID-19 boosters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-says-no-evidence-healthy-children-adolescents-need-covid-19-boosters

There is no evidence at present that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the World Health Organization's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Tuesday....

23. 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....

24. 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....

25. 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....

26. Booster shots not necessary for under 18s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/booster-shots-not-necessary-for-under-18s

Young people under 18 years of age do not have to get a booster shot unless they suffer from reduced immunity due to medication or an illness, the head of the National Vaccination Committee in Greece, Maria Theodoridou, said Monday....

27. 'Health care is a moral obligation': Pope Francis backs global Covid vaccination programmes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-care-is-a-moral-obligation-pope-francis-backs-global-covid-vaccination-programmes

Pope Francis declared today that getting vaccinated against the coronavirus is a 'moral obligation' and denounced how people had been swayed by 'baseless information' to refuse jabs....

28. Israel adopts a new strategy in the fight against the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-adapts-a-new-strategy-in-the-fight-against-the-pandemic

Israel is changing its quarantine and diagnostic policy in a bid to ensure lasting protection for those vulnerable to the spread of the Omicron variant, the health ministry said....

29. Coronavirus: Danish scientists see the end of the pandemic in 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-danish-scientists-see-the-end-of-the-pandemic-in-2-months

The pandemic will end in two months, according to the head of the Danish State Epidemiological Serum Institute, Dr. Tira Grove Krause....

30. Israel to offer fourth COVID vaccine shot to over 60s, medical staff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-offer-fourth-covid-vaccine-shot-to-over-60s-medical-staff

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Sunday that Israel would offer a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine to people over 60 and to medical staff as it faces a surge in Omicron variant infections....

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