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151. EU regulator ‘convinced’ AstraZeneca benefit outweighs risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-regulator-‘convinced-astrazeneca-benefit-outweighs-risk

With coronavirus cases rising in many places, governments faced the grimmest of dilemmas Tuesday: push on with a vaccine that is known to save lives or suspend use of AstraZeneca over reports of dangerous blood clots in a few recipients, even as the European regulator said there was “no indication” the shot was responsible....

152. 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. ...

153. The bet that Cyprus is winning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-bet-that-cyprus-is-winning

The decision taken yesterday by Germany’s Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) to allow the administration of the AstraZeneca vaccine to those aged over 65 years old was met with strong reactions domestically due to the bad reputation built up for the vaccine by the early statements of German officials on the efficacy of the specific jab....

154. 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’...

155. Cyprus takes another bold step mid-pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-another-bold-step-mid-pandemic

The Republic of Cyprus entered on Monday a second phase of relaxing lockdown measures for COVID-19, including the reopening of retail stores, shopping malls, and schools...

156. 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...

157. Officials in the dark over mutation spread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-in-the-dark-over-mutation-spread

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus say the new strain of coronavirus, found initially in the UK and confirmed on the island last week, has spread in the community but an accurate picture of the problem remained unclear due to only a very small sample size being tested...

158. Cyprus confirms highly contagious strain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-confirms-new-strain-of-covid-19

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus have confirmed a new strain of the coronavirus found in the UK late last year has also been found on the island, with experts saying the new variant has a much higher infection rate...

159. 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...

160. 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...

161. Cyprus on alert over COVID-19 variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-over-covid-19-variant

Airport officials in the Republic of Cyprus are telling passengers arriving from the United Kingdom to self-isolate, following a new emergency guideline on Monday after other countries on the weekend banned UK flights altogether amid fears of a new strain of coronavirus...

162. Cyprus to launch 5G frequencies auction

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-5g-frequencies-auction

In 2021, according to the most optimistic scenarios, Cyprus will enter the constellation of 5G networks, with the frequencies auction set to begin on Thursday....

163. Cyprus lockdown question still open-ended

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lockdown-question-still-open-ended

President Nicos Anastasiades hinted at further measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 following last weekend’s spike, but the nature and scope of a potential second lockdown remains unknown until his meets with his Cabinet on Wednesday...

164. Antonis Polemitis at Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/antonis-polemitis-at-digital-agenda-cyprus-summit-2020

Mr. Polemitis has two decades of experience in higher education, private equity, and software development. He has a deep understanding of global higher education, having served as a CEO, investor, board member, instructor and technology developer in the field. He has been a principal or advisor for a broad range of corporate financings in the United States, Europe, Latin America and India, ranging from multi-billion dollar industrial buyouts to early stage venture capital. He has also led the development of high-scale cloud-based technology platforms in multiple industries....

165. Cyprus downgrades four countries in updated travel list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-downgrades-four-countries-in-updated-travel-list

The Republic of Cyprus on Tuesday downgraded four countries in its three-tier risk-based classification of countries, with the updated travel list to come into effect on October 9....

166. AstraZeneca vaccine study on hold

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-vaccine-study-on-hold

AstraZeneca Plc said it has paused global trials, including large late-stage trials, of its experimental coronavirus vaccine due to an unexplained illness in a study participant...

167. Face masks mandatory age 12 and up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/face-masks-mandatory-age-12-and-above

Face masks in some locations are now mandatory for all persons aged 12 and above in the Republic of Cyprus, while the government has revised rules for elementary school students following protests...

168. Number of people allowed to gather to increase on July 12

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/number-of-people-allowed-to-gather-to-increase-on-july-12

Cyprus’ positive epidemiological indicators allowed the Health Ministry to fast track raising the number of people allowed to gather in homes, public spaces, food and drink spots, and mass gatherings. The new rules will come into effect on July 12....

169. Health Minister issues call to Cyprus public to remain vigilant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-issues-call-to-cyprus-public-to-remain-vigilant

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou called on the Cyprus public to stay vigilant and to continue taking personal protection measures as coronavirus is still among us, warning that we will remain unprotected until a vaccine is found....

170. North draws criticism over virus declaration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-draws-criticism-over-virus-declaration

Turkish Cypriot authorities declared the coronavirus a “dangerous infections disease” over the weekend, prompting criticism over the basis and timing of the announcement...

171. Global coronavirus cases top 10 million; deaths surge past 500,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-coronavirus-cases-top-10-million-deaths-surge-past-500-000

The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday -- 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases -- and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued to backtrack and warn that worse news could be yet to come....

172. EU to ease virus travel bans from July 1, but not to all

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-to-ease-virus-travel-bans-from-july-1-but-not-to-all

The European Union on Thursday announced plans to ease a ban on nonessential travel to the continent, with foreign students, non-EU nationals who normally live in Europe and certain highly skilled workers likely to be exempt from the coronavirus restrictions from July 1....

173. Woman succumbs to virus, two new cases confirmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-succumbs-to-virus-two-new-cases-confirmed

Two new coronavirus cases emerged on Wednesday, while a woman aged 85, who suffered from underlying health conditions, succumbed to her coronavirus infection raising the coronavirus death toll to 17....

174. Data shows Cyprus can move ahead with phase two of exit plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-shows-cyprus-can-confidently-move-into-phase-two-of-relaxation-of-measures

Data collected so far on the island’s unfolding coronavirus pandemic indicate that the Cyprus government can move into the second phase of the gradual relaxation of restriction measures, member of the scientific group advising the government, Constantinos Tsioutis said Wednesday....

175. Need for transparency on COVID-19 public spending

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/need-for-transparency-on-covid-19-public-spending

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assmebly’s (OSCE PA) Special Representative on Fighting Corruption Irene Charalambides, has called for the highest levels of transparency and good governance on COVID-19 related public expenditures....

176. Greece pledges €3m, Cyprus €200,000 to Covid-19 vaccine fundraiser

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-pledges-€3m-to-covid-19-vaccine-fundraiser

Greece is among dozens of nations that will help bankroll research into new treatments and a vaccination against the deadly novel coronavirus, pledging 3 million euros to the cause during a fundraising event on Monday....

177. Cyprus announces 'timid first steps' in easing restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-timid-first-steps-in-easing-restrictions

In a televised national address on Wednesday night, President Nicos Anastasiades presented the detailed plan of the first two phases of Cyprus’ lockdown exit plan, with the first phase, which will see a timid resumption of the economy and a small loosening of restrictions on individual freedoms, set to begin on May 4....

178. Cypriots told to 'mask up' this summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-told-to-mask-up-this-summer

The use of face masks is recommended but not required in the Republic of Cyprus, while Turkish Cypriots in the north are being told medical masks are mandatory during Ramadan...

179. WHO: Coronavirus likely of bat origin, no sign of lab production

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-coronavirus-likely-of-bat-origin-no-sign-of-lab-production

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that all available evidence suggests the novel coronavirus originated in animals in China late last year and was not manipulated or produced in a laboratory....

180. Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lockdown-weighs-heavily-on-orthodox-christians-during-easter
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