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1. Op-ed: Second Covid booster? Yeah… maybe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-second-covid-booster-yeah…-maybe

In contrast to the speed with which we took up the previous doses of the vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, Greeks are hesitating over the fourth dose. Maybe because it’s summer and the open air makes us feel that we are better protected,...

2. 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...

3. 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. ...

4. 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....

5. 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...

6. A third dose is recommended for children over 12, a fourth to the more vulnerable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-third-dose-is-recommended-for-children-over-12-a-fourth-to-the-more-vulnerable

In its efforts to protect the most vulnerable from covid, the National Advisory Committee on vaccines and the Ministry of Health are recommending the following:...

7. 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....

8. New Covid relaxations announced today (Updated)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-relaxations-announced-today

The session of the Council of Ministers which began at 10 am this morning ended shortly after noon today followed by an announcement of new relaxations to the covid restrictions in Cyprus....

9. 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....

10. Freedom Day in the UK from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-day-in-the-uk-from-today

England woke up to freedom today after nearly two years of crippling on-off lockdowns as all emergency Covid laws introduced to tackle the pandemic ended at midnight....

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. 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....

15. 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...

16. 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....

17. 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....

18. 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....

19. Easing of covid measures unlikely as high case numbers plague Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easing-of-covid-measures-unlikely-as-high-case-numbers-plague-cyprus

The weekly meeting between the Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipandelas and the epidemiologists to discuss Cyprus' epidemiological situation and the possibility of easing measures adjourned on Tuesday afternoon (01/02)....

20. 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....

21. 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....

22. Britain: COVID travel restrictions are being scrapped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-covid-travel-restrictions-are-being-scrapped

The COVID travel restrictions imposed by the government are being scrapped....

23. Freedom of movement within the EU will no longer be regulated by country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-of-movement-within-the-eu-will-no-longer-be-regulated-by-country-of-origin

After calls to simplify COVID travel rules within the EU, EU Ministers meeting at the General Affairs Council in Brussels agreed on Tuesday that the three main criteria for travel within the EU will be vaccination status, covid test results or recovery certificates....

24. 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....

25. 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....

26. 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....

27. 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....

28. Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-halts-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-for-us-businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job....

29. 'Test to stay' at schools - Details of additional measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-at-schools-details-of-additional-measures

"The rapid deterioration of epidemiological data recorded in Cyprus in recent weeks due to the predominance of the Omicron variant leaves us no room for complacency....

30. Passengers travelling to Cyprus have the option of a PCR or rapid test prior to departure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passengers-travelling-to-cyprus-have-the-option-of-a-pcr-or-rapid-test-prior-to-departure

Passengers aged 12 years old and over who arrive in Cyprus as of January 14 at 0500 local time, will have the option of presenting a PCR test carried out up to 72 hours before their departure or an antigen rapid test carried out up to 24 hours before their departure....

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