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1. AstraZeneca requests withdrawal of European authorization for COVID-19 vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/astrazeneca-requests-withdrawal-of-european-authorization-for-covid-19-vaccine

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has formally requested the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to withdraw the European authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine, Vaxzevria, as confirmed by the EU medicines regulator....

2. What immunologists say about COVID shot side effects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-immunologists-say-about-covid-shot-side-effects

It's officially fall, and that means pumpkin spice lattes are back—and that a new COVID-19 booster is available....

3. Officials unveil bold dual vaccination strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-unveil-bold-dual-vaccination-strategy

Cyprus' Ministry of Health has unveiled its vaccination strategy for the upcoming fall/winter season, targeting COVID-19 and seasonal influenza. Key highlights include:...

4. New COVID vaccine meets Eris variant challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-vaccine-meets-eris-variant-challenge

A new COVID vaccine is due out next month, but health experts and analysts say it is likely to be coolly received even as hospitalizations from "Eris", a variant of the Omicron form of the coronavirus, rise around the country....

5. Government asks House for money to pay for unbought vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-asks-house-for-money-to-pay-for-unbought-vaccines

The House finance committee met on Monday to discuss a supplementary budget that would include additional funds to buy more COVID vaccines but also pay fines for fewer orders due to low demand...

6. WHO is no longer requiring doses of COVID vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-no-longer-requiring-doses-of-covid-vaccines

The World Health Organization has tailored its Covid-19 vaccination recommendations for a new phase of the pandemic, suggesting that healthy children and adolescents may not necessarily need a shot but older, high-risk groups should get a booster between 6 to 12 months after their last vaccine....

7. Mixed messages as Cyprus offers boosters to visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-messages-as-cyprus-offers-boosters-to-visitors

The Republic of Cyprus is offering to vaccinate short-term foreign visitors against the coronavirus, but the government’s position on booster shots remained unclear in the wake of recent revelations through the Twitter Files about discussions on natural immunity...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. COVID: Over 1,100 people receive 4th vaccine dose in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-over-1-100-people-receive-4th-vaccine-dose-in-cyprus

A total of 1,119 persons have so far received the 4th COVID vaccine dose, since September 20, deputy director of nursing services Evagoras Tambouris told the Cyprus News Agency....

11. Germany to introduce domestic covid measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-introduce-domestic-covid-measures

German authorities have said that the country will introduce domestic COVID protective measures in October as they are needed for autumn and winter....

12. 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...

13. 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....

14. Expert says testing blindly a waste of money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-says-testing-blindly-a-waste-of-money

A medical expert in Cyprus says wide-ranging rapid tests on the island have been a waste of money, adding he was in favor of targeted testing but only if it was focused on specific populations and criteria...

15. 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....

16. The new and improved CovScan Cyprus ready for use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-new-and-improved-covscan-cyprus-ready-for-use

The Deputy Ministry of Research and Innovation has finalized the changes needed in the app to automatically recognize the new health protocols in place for establishments and businesses on the island....

17. Second package of self-test kits available until Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-package-of-self-test-kits-available-until-thursday

The Ministry of Health announced that the second package of self-test kits will be available to citizens until Thursday and that the distribution of a third kit will begin Friday....

18. 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....

19. Cyprus simplifies dance unban for carnival week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-simplifies-dance-unban-for-carnival-week

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is adjusting rules for clubbing and dancing venues during carnival week, but a layered risk-assessment formula partially based on vaccination status won’t go into effect until next month after the end of festivities...

20. 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....

21. Officials keep tight lid on relaxations formula

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-keep-tight-lid-on-relaxations-formula

Cypriot experts are signaling a relaxation of measures against people who are unvaccinated, but government officials maintain that any new criteria would still be based on individual risk assessment linked to vaccination status...

22. No to relaxations for now, the Omicron could cause serious illness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-to-relaxations-for-now-the-omicron-could-cause-serious-illness

Relaxations of measures against the further spread of Covid-19 will depend on the epidemiological picture, Dr. Petros Karayiannis told the Cyprus News Agency on Monday, pointing out that though there has been a stabilization in daily cases, the number now is at around 3,000....

23. Cabinet approves small changes to coronavirus measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-approves-small-changes-to-coronavirus-measures

The Council of Ministers today approved small changes to the covid measures in place, including lifting the prohibition of entry in food and drink establishments and theatres to unvaccinated minors between 12 and 17 years of age and extending the "test to stay" measure to the National Guard....

24. First batches of Novavax to arrive this month in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-batches-of-novavax-to-arrive-this-month-in-greece

Greece plans to start administering the Novavax protein vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 in early March, General Secretary of Primary Healthcare Marios Themistokleous said Tuesday....

25. 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....

26. Greece: Health workers to lose job unless they get Covid shot by March 31

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-health-workers-to-lose-job-unless-they-get-covid-shot-by-march-31

Unvaccinated health workers must get the jab against Covid-19 by March 31 or they will be fired from Greece’s national health system (ESY), Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on Monday....

27. France bars unvaccinated from restaurants, sports venues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-bars-unvaccinated-from-restaurants-sports-venues

People who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 are no longer allowed in France’s restaurants, bars, tourist sites and sports venues unless they recently recovered from the virus....

28. Cyprus to lift entry restrictions in March

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-lift-entry-restrictions-in-march

Tourism-reliant Cyprus will lift all entry requirements on March 1 for inbound travelers who have a valid vaccination certificate showing they received a booster shot, the country’s tourism minister said on Wednesday....

29. 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....

30. In Greece, unvaccinated older people now face monthly fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-greece-unvaccinated-older-people-now-face-monthly-fines

Greece Monday imposed a vaccination mandate for people over age 60, as coverage remains below the European Union average and a recent spike in infections has sustained pressure on hospitals....

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