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1. China eases its zero-covid policy amid protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-eases-its-zero-covid-policy-amid-protests

People in China with mild or asymptomatic coronavirus cases will be allowed to isolate at home, health officials said Wednesday, in a major step away from a strict “zero-Covid” strategy that has constrained daily life for almost three years and recently set off rare nationwide protests....

2. Handcuffed man dies of heart attack in police car

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/handcuffed-man-dies-of-heart-attack-in-police-car

A man who tried to evade arrest on Sunday died after suffering a heart attack, with police saying he stopped running after he got tired while the family is seeking more answers and accusing officers of ignoring his medical condition...

3. Germany eases rules for internationals to obtain citizenship

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-eases-rules-for-internationals-to-obtain-citizenship

The federal government of Germany has unfolded its plans to introduce new changes to its immigration law, among others, to make it easier for internationals to obtain citizenship....

4. Former Justice Minister Kypros Chrysostomides dies at age 80

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-justice-minister-kypros-chrysostomides-dies-at-age-80

Lawyer and politician Kypros Chrysostomidis passed away at the age of 80. He had health issues in recent years. His funeral will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Nicosia's Church of Saints Constantine and Helen. From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., his family will accept condolences....

5. China: Protesters are summoned to present their case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-protesters-are-summoned-to-present-their-case

Even though they were not identified during the protests, those who attended this weekend's protests in China have received phone calls from the authorities in recent days....

6. €100 million for companies affected by the covid pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/€100-million-for-companies-affected-by-the-covid-pandemic

The European Commission has approved a 100 million euro Cypriot scheme to support companies and self-employed persons affected by the coronavirus pandemic, under the European Union’s State aid COVID Temporary Framework....

7. Cyprus and Greece have the highest antibiotic consumption rates in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-have-the-highest-antibiotic-consumption-rates-in-the-eu

According to recent data from the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Cyprus and Greece have the highest ranking in the union for antibiotic consumption and are among the European Union countries with the highest rates of antimicrobial resistance and burden...

8. 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....

9. Inoculation program to include covid and flu vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inoculation-program-to-include-covid-and-flu-vaccines

Covid vaccinations aimed at inoculating residents of mountain areas will be organized by the Ministry of Health in the very near future, said Health Minister, Michalis Hadjipantela, adding that the goal is to neither become complacent nor take strict measures....

10. Shanghai Disney visitors trapped after lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shanghai-disney-visitors-trapped-after-lockdown

Shanghai Disney has become the latest high-profile venue to shut its gates thanks to China's strict zero-Covid policy, trapping visitors inside....

11. Coronavirus, flu, and RSV: The trifecta of winter woes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-flu-and-rsv-the-trifecta-of-winter-woes

Despite the marked improvement in our country's epidemiological picture, with pandemic indicators showing a decline, experts are not complacent, with the arrival of winter being viewed as particularly pivotal....

12. 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...

13. China finds friendly ear in Cyprus as EU cranks it up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-finds-friendly-ear-in-cyprus-as-eu-cranks-it-up

Cypriot House Speaker Annita Demetriou reaffirmed Nicosia’s One China position this week during a meeting with the Chinese ambassador, who responded with a similar One Cyprus principle as the two countries sought to strengthen ties while Brussels warned EU should steer clear...

14. Women account for nearly two-thirds of patients with long Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-account-for-nearly-two-thirds-of-patients-with-long-covid-19

According to the most comprehensive study of its kind to date, 63.2 percent of people with long-term Covid-19, or nearly two in three, are women. 6.2% of people with Covid-19 have infection symptoms that last at least three months. 15% of people with long-term Covid-19 have one or more persistent symptoms for at least a year....

15. Coronavirus: Nasal vaccines yielded disappointing results

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-nasal-vaccines-have-yielded-disappointing-results

The initial trial of a nasal vaccine against coronavirus developed by the University of Oxford with funding from the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca resulted in disappointment. ...

16. 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...

17. Overall death rates from Covid to be much lower this winter says ECDC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/overall-death-rates-from-covid-to-be-much-lower-this-winter-says-ecdc

High transmission rates with a low death rate compared to previous waves of the pandemic, is what the models developed by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) project, according to the organization's director, Dr. Andrea Ammon....

18. A total of 29,377 Cypriots have long Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-total-of-29-377-cypriots-have-long-covid

Data collected by the Long Covid Cyprus network of the Cyprus Federation of Patients' Associations from the Health Insurance Organisation showed that by the end of last month, a total of 29,377 people suffered from long covid symptoms....

19. Von der Leyen: Temporary cap on gas prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-temporary-cap-on-gas-prices

The European Commission is now moving towards a temporary cap on gas prices and a common supply of energy products, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a speech to the European Parliament on Wednesday morning....

20. Doctor ‘fake vax’ trial put off again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-‘fake-pass-trial-put-off-again

A Cypriot doctor, who denies ever issuing bogus vaccination certificates during the pandemic, will have to wait a whole year before his day in court, after a judge on Monday pushed back his trial until next year...

21. Kyriakides: Increased cancer screening in the EU imperative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-increased-cancer-screening-in-the-eu-imperative

A proposal for a new cancer screening system, which seeks to improve the early detection of cancer, was presented today by Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides on behalf of the Commission....

22. Cypriot president consoles Kingdom after Queen’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-president-consoles-kingdom-after-queen-s-death

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades took to Twitter to express condolences for the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, whose son now known as King Charles III became her successor...

23. Afternoon clinics already behind on launch day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/state-afternoon-clinics-already-behind-on-launch-day

Afternoon working hours for clinics in state hospitals went into effect Monday, as part of health reform in the Republic of Cyprus, but officials warned outpatient and surgery departments still had a backlog to go through due to the pandemic...

24. €835 million in tourism revenue in the first half of 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€835-million-in-tourism-revenue-in-the-first-half-of-2022

Tourism revenue reached €835.7 million in the first half of 2022, showing a large increase compared to the corresponding period of 2021, while in relation to the first half of 2019, the record year for Cypriot tourism, there is a decrease of 16.7%....

25. Veterinary Medicine program now being offered at the University of Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/veterinary-medicine-program-now-being-offered-at-the-university-of-nicosia

Do you want to study in one of the most rapidly evolving sectors of the global market, offering you the opportunity to either be self-employed, work in a large organization, or dedicate yourself to the field of research while contributing to the development of scientific innovation and progress?...

26. 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....

27. Wizzair postpones its resumption of flights to Moscow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wizzair-postpones-its-resumption-of-flights-to-moscow

The low-cost airline from Hungary, Wizz Air, has announced that it decided to further postpone its intentions to resume flights from Abu Dhabi to Moscow starting from October....

28. Leadership and management in the tourism industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-leadership-and-management-in-the-tourism-industry

The demands of tourists, especially after the coronavirus pandemic, seem to be constantly changing and for this very important reason, businesses should incorporate new management methods, focusing mainly on a more humane approach to the customer....

29. Unprecedented rise in dog abandonments this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unprecedented-rise-in-dog-abandonments-this-year

Dog shelters in Cyprus are "filled to the brim", volunteers say, as they are daily called to take in abandoned dogs, while adoptions from the UK – where the majority of dogs go to – have plunged due to Brexit, the pandemic and the economic crisis....

30. COVID: Double dose vaccine to be available towards the end of the year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-double-dose-vaccine-to-be-available-towards-the-end-of-the-year

Europe is expected to approve a COVID bivalent vaccine in September, that will cover both the original strain and the Omicron variant, Dr. Christos Petrou, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and member of the National Advisory Committee on Vaccination stated....

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