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1. Pfizer: Three doses of the vaccine does neutralize Omicron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-three-doses-of-the-vaccine-does-neutralize-omicron

The third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine neutralizes the Omicron variant, Pfizer Inc. announced in a joint statement with BioNTech SE....

2. 'The situation as it is is slightly worrying' -Voniatis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-situation-as-it-is-slightly-worrying-voniatis

"The situation as it is so far is slightly worrying," said epidemiologist Dr. Michalis Voniatis to KYPE, adding that with the arrival of Omicron in Cyprus, which according to him is just a matter of time, the cases will skyrocket to four-digit numbers....

3. UN Secretary General Guterres in self-isolation after covid contact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secretary-general-guterres-in-self-isolation-after-covid-contact

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Tuesday that he had come in contact with a UN official who tested positive for Covid-19. He is now in self-isolation for a few days, according to diplomatic sources....

4. Germany: Man kills himself, his wife and 3 children in apparent murder-suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-man-kills-himself-his-wife-and-3-children-in-apparent-murder-suicide

A man who killed his wife and three young children before taking his own life had faked a vaccination certificate and feared his children would be taken away from him when the forgery was discovered, a German prosecutor said on Tuesday....

5. As millions fell into poverty during the pandemic, billionaires' wealth soared

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/as-millions-fell-into-poverty-during-the-pandemic-billionaires-wealth-soared

The coronavirus pandemic has worsened the massive financial gap between rich and poor around the world, a new report has found....

6. 5,000 PCR tests per day at both Cyprus airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/5-000-pcr-tests-per-day-at-both-cyprus-airports

About five thousand passengers daily undergo PCR testing at both Larnaca and Paphos airport combined, according to Maria Kouroupi, Senior Director of Aviation Development, Marketing & Communication of Hermes Airports....

7. Vaccines coming for kids aged 5 to 11

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccines-coming-for-kids-aged-5-to-11

Greece will begin rolling out vaccines for children aged 5-11 years old from Wednesday, 8th of December, health officials confirmed Monday. ...

8. Austria will fine unvaccinated 600 euros every 3 months from February 1st 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-fines

A fine of up to 600 euros every three months will be imposed on those who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 from February 1, 2022, according to a draft law prepared by the Austrian government....

9. New measures begin today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-begin-today

The new measures which were announced by the Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantelas last Thursday to curb the spread of COVID-19, including compulsory PCR tests by all travelers upon their arrival into Cyprus, are in effect as of Monday....

10. Covscan glitches

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covscan-glitches

Some people were left hanging when they were banned from entering several business premises despite the fact that they presented a valid Safepass....

11. Anti-vaxxer wears fake silicone arm to get his CV vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anti-vaxxer-wears-fake-silicone-arm-to-get-his-cv-vaccine

An Italian man is facing fraud charges after turning up for his Covid-19 vaccine wearing a fake arm....

12. Germany locks unvaccinated out of public life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-locks-unvaccinated-out-of-public-life

Unvaccinated people across Germany will soon be excluded from nonessential stores, restaurants and sports and cultural venues,...

13. Clarifications Min. Health for the new measures - The exceptions for telework

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarifications-min-health-for-the-new-measures-the-exceptions-for-telework

In a written announcement, the Ministry of Health clarified the new measures that were decided upon during yesterday's meeting of the Council of Ministers....

14. Minister of Health announces new measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-announces-new-measures

Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantelas held a news conference today at noon to announce stricter measures in order to reduce the growing number of coronavirus cases recorded on a daily basis in Cyprus....

15. Schools under siege as protests continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-under-siege-as-protests-continue

Police went on alert Thursday after two schools were targeted in bomb and arson attacks overnight, with reports saying protests following pandemic measures for young pupils have been getting out of hand...

16. Vaccine inequality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/vaccine-inequality

The new 'Omicron' mutation is the result of a lack of vaccination solidarity between developed and developing countries, experts and those who had previously called for vaccines to be sent to less privileged countries warn...

17. Greece: Big 'jump' in appointments after mandate for compulsory vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-big-jump-in-appointments-after-mandate-for-compulsory-vaccinations

In the last few hours, an immediate jump in new vaccination appointments was recorded in Greece following an announcement from the Prime Minister that fines would be imposed on those that refused to get vaccinated by mid-January....

18. Coronavirus repudiator arrested for suing son’s school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-repudiator-arrested-for-suing-son-s-school

A father refused to comply with the ongoing pandemic measures, demanding his son be able to attend school without wearing a mask and without displaying a negative self-test as mandated and was detained by police ...

19. Protests continue against new COVID measures (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-continue-against-new-covid-measures

Protests continued this morning outside the House of Representatives against the use of masks in primary schools, rapid testing and vaccinations outside the House of Representatives....

20. Eligible citizens will be notified via SMS for their COVID booster shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eligible-citizens-will-be-notified-via-sms-for-their-covid-booster-shot

Citizens who are eligible for the third dose of the covid vaccine will be notified via SMS, the Health Ministry announced on Wednesday....

21. I'm a Virus Expert and Here's a Sure Sign You've Had COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/i-m-a-virus-expert-and-here-s-a-sure-sign-you-ve-had-covid

The New York Times reports more than 775,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and more than 48 million have had the virus. ...

22. New York: 'The Lost Daughter' wins big at the Gotham Awards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-york-the-lost-daughter-wins-big-at-the-gotham-awards

Psychological thriller "The Lost Daughter" won four Gotham awards including best feature film at the 31st Gotham Awards, the annual New York independent film celebration that serves as a boozy kickoff to Oscar season....

23. 100 euro fine for unvaccinated Greeks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/100-euro-fine-for-unvaccinated-greeks

Greece said on Tuesday it would make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for people aged 60 and over, a drastic step for the country grappling with a new surge in coronavirus cases....

24. Italy, Spain, Portugal, S. Korea in red category, Indonesia in green

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italy-spain-portugal-s-korea-in-red-category-indonesia-in-green

Health Authorities in Cyprus have issued an updated COVID-19 country categorization list according to which Italy, Spain, Portugal and South Korea are downgraded from orange to red category, ...

25. Stricter measures at all ports of entry, including crossing points this Christmas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stricter-measures-at-all-ports-of-entry-including-crossing-points-this-christmas

Hadjipantelas told the press that both his Ministry and the Scientific community agreed to have mandatory PCR tests at airports, ports and marinas and stricter measures at crossing points....

26. WHO: Omicron poses 'very high' global risk, world must prepare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-omicron-poses-very-high-global-risk-world-must-prepare

The Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally, posing a "very high" global risk of infection surges that could have "severe consequences" in some areas, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday....

27. Traditional Christmas Market 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/traditional-christmas-market-2021

One of Cyprus’ biggest and best Christmas markets is back this year on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th December Forest Beach in Oroklini between 17:00-22:00 both days....

28. Cyprus bans foreigners from Omicron countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-foreigners-from-omicron-countries

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on all foreign travelers from specific African countries citing a new coronavirus variant, as the government accelerates efforts to check whether any possible Omicron cases may have found their way into the island...

29. Germany readies its air force to transport covid patients to other parts of the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-readies-its-air-force-to-transport-covid-patients-to-other-parts-of-the-country

Germany readied its air force to transfer COVID-19 patients from overwhelmed hospitals in the south as national case numbers rocketed and a new virus variant in South Africa caused widespread alarm....

30. Black Friday: No comparison to previous years (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/black-friday

This year's Black Friday did not compare to previous years in terms of retail sales. The images in stores selling electrical appliances, electronic items and tech products, at least so far, have been disappointing....

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