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1. 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. ...

2. 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....

3. 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...

4. Britain cuts flights from South African countries due to the new mutation of the coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-cuts-flights-from-south-african-countries-due-to-the-new-mutation-of-the-coronavirus

The British government decided on Thursday night to impose travel restrictions on six South African countries due to concerns about the new coronavirus B.1.1529....

5. Cyprus pushes for more favorable travel guidelines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-pushes-for-more-favorable-travel-guidelines

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela is pushing Brussels to modify the EU traffic light system or scrap it altogether, saying the criteria currently in place disfavor Cyprus...

6. COVID death toll surpasses 5 million worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-death-toll-surpasses-5-million-worldwide

The coronavirus is responsible for more than five million confirmed deaths around the world as of Monday,...

7. Low dose Pfizer for kids 5-11

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/low-dose-pfizer-for-kids-5-11

The US moved a step closer to expanding Covid-19 vaccinations for millions more children as government advisers on Tuesday endorsed kid-size doses of Pfizer’s shots for 5- to 11-year-olds....

8. US will require foreign travellers to get WHO-authorised vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/us-will-require-foreign-travellers-to-get-who-authorised-vaccines

The Biden administration will allow all international travellers to enter the US as long as they have received any vaccine authorised by the World Health Organization...

9. Swedish research: High efficacy with a combination of vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/swedish-research-high-efficacy-with-a-combination-of-vaccines

Another study, this time Swedish, shows that combining different vaccines against coronavirus is highly effective in terms of immune protection....

10. Cancer vaccines in two to three years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cancer-vaccines-in-two-to-three-years

Drs. Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci are a very modest, perhaps even humble, scientist couple. ...

11. Record breaking 890 deaths in the past 24 hours in Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/record-breaking-890-deaths-in-the-past-24-hours-in-russia

Russia announced a record 890 deaths due to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. ...

12. Moderna chief executive sees pandemic over in a year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna

Moderna Inc Chief Executive Stephane Bancel thinks the coronavirus pandemic could be over in a year as increased vaccine production ensures global supplies,...

13. J&J says second shot boosts protection for moderate-severe COVID-19 to 94%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/j-j-says-second-shot-boosts-protection-for-moderate-severe-covid-19-to-94

Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday a second shot of its COVID-19 vaccine given about two months after the first increased its effectiveness to 94% in the United States against moderate to severe forms of the disease....

14. Global CEO confidence returns to pre-pandemic levels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/global-ceo-confidence-returns-to-pre-pandemic-levels

CEOs of the world’s largest businesses are increasingly optimistic about the outlook for their own business and despite the Delta variant slowing down the ‘return to normal’, their confidence in the global economy has returned to levels not seen since the start of the pandemic....

15. Pfizer Covid Shot Safely Bolsters Antibodies in Younger Kids

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-produces-strong-antibodies-in-kids

Pfizer Inc. and partner BioNTech SE said their Covid-19 vaccine was safe and produced strong antibody responses in children ages 5 to 11 in a large-scale trial,...

16. The pandemic generation returns to school

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/the-pandemic-generation-returns-to-school

For two years now, the pandemic has severely shaken the educational system – in Greece and many other countries too....

17. Large numbers of cases due to Delta mutation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/large-numbers-of-cases-and-deaths-due-to-delta-mutation

The coronavirus Delta mutation records large numbers of cases and victims worldwide on a daily basis....

18. Greece facing shortage of doctors and healthcare workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-facing-shortage-of-doctors-and-healthcare-workers

The suspension of unvaccinated doctors and other health workers in effect since September 1 have resulted in personnel shortages across the public health system....

19. Johnson & Johnson Vaccine: Is a booster shot necessary?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-johnson-vaccine-is-a-booster-shot-necessary

The New York Times answers questions about J&J booster shots...

20. Online appointment platform opens for booster Covid vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/online-appointment-platform-opens-for-booster-covid-vaccines

Greece is making a Covid-19 booster vaccine available to an estimated 285,000 people belonging to vulnerable groups from Tuesday,...

21. Are COVID boosters needed?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/are-covid-boosters-needed

Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are expected to discuss whether boosters will help....

22. Cypriot experts on board with third dose

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-experts-on-board-with-third-dose

The Cypriot government will take a political decision this week on a proposal to start administering third COVID-19 vaccine doses ahead of the flu season in response to the Delta variant threat that emerged sooner than expected during the summer...

23. Calls for booster shot gain traction in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-for-booster-shot-gain-traction-in-cyprus

A Cypriot health expert believes the Delta variant is like having a different virus altogether, saying evidence is very strong in favor of providing a third dose, citing both local numbers as well as data from Israel...

24. Booster shot up in the air as Cyprus vaccinates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/booster-shot-up-in-the-air-as-cyprus-vaccinates

Cyprus is very close to having 70% of eligible adults fully vaccinated, but debate on what’s next such as a booster shot is far from over as Israel gets unexpected data and WHO warns against an 'ill-advised' third dose...

25. Hospital admissions and discharges even out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospital-admissions-and-discharges-even-out

The latest trend in COVID hospitalizations in the Republic of Cyprus suggests admissions and discharges are evening out, with health officials still calling on the public to get vaccinated following a spike of cases in July...

26. Royal rethinks policy on vaccinated passengers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/royal-rethinks-policy-on-vaccinated-passengers

Royal Caribbean is now requiring negative COVID-19 test results from all guests including those vaccinated prior to boarding in the United Sates, but the new rules do not appear to affect other cruises including the Jewel of the Seas sailing from Cyprus...

27. Cypriot government toughens Safe Pass rules

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-government-toughens-safe-pass-rules

The Cabinet announced on Friday that new pandemic rules will apply on Monday, including a greater number of shops out of reach for people without a Safe Pass and follow up rapid or PCR tests checks for foreign visitors who are not vaccinated...

28. Data suggest things less bad with vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-suggest-things-less-bad-with-vaccinations

Daily detection of COVID infections continued to drop in the Republic of Cyprus but cases still remained in the upper hundreds, with experts suggesting a very bad epidemiological situation could have been a lot worse had it not been for vaccinations on the island...

29. Nicosia leaves booster shot up to Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-leaves-booster-shot-up-to-brussels

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says while government planning includes preparations for a third jab for vaccinated adults and seniors, the booster shot is subject to approval in Brussels...

30. Israel puts Cyprus in the doghouse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-puts-cyprus-in-the-doghouse

A partial cabinet meeting in Israel landed Cyprus in the doghouse, after ministers in the neighboring country recommended the island be off limits to Israeli travelers due to pandemic concerns...

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