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15 July, 2020
 

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1. EU raises its bet on blood plasma in search for Covid-19 treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-raises-its-bet-on-blood-plasma-in-search-for-covid-19-treatment

The European Union wants to fast-track funding to treat Covid-19 patients with blood plasma collected from survivors, an EU document seen by Reuters shows, in a sign of the bloc’s growing confidence in the experimental treatment....

2. Drug unit gets lucky after dialing number

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-unit-gets-lucky-after-dialing-number

A male suspect appears to be talking to the police following his arrest on drug related charges with reports saying investigators in Larnaca are connecting the dots in two different cases...

3. Man gets 13 years in Nicosia fatal stabbing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-13-years-in-nicosia-fatal-stabbing

A young man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for the death of a Pakistani national, who was killed in a stabbing incident downtown Nicosia back in February...

4. New Ministers of Justice and Defence sworn in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-justice-defence-ministers-sworn-in

The new Ministers of Justice and Defence, Emily Yiolitis and Charalambos Petrides, were sworn in at the Presidential Palace on Monday....

5. Greek police searching for Cyprus victims of bogus doctor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-police-searching-for-cyprus-victims-of-bogus-doctor

Hellenic Police (ELAS) investigators are searching for Cyprus residents who may have fallen victim to a 47-year-old man who stands accused in Greece of posing as a health specialist and who possibly contributed to the death of three cancer patients, including two teenagers....

6. Remdesivir set to become Europe's first COVID-19 therapy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remdesivir-set-to-become-europe-s-first-covid-19-therapy

Doctors in Europe will soon be able to treat COVID-19 patients with Gilead’s antiviral drug, remdesivir, after the healthcare regulator’s endorsement put it on track to become the first therapy for the disease on the continent....

7. KISA weighs in on downtown clashes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kisa-weighs-in-on-downtown-clashes

An NGO director in Cyprus is challenging the notion that foreign rival gangs have desolated the historic centre of the capital, saying bad practices by some local employment agencies are often behind many disputes including a fatal incident last Sunday...

8. Cyprus human egg trade market returns to spotlight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-human-egg-trade-market-returns-to-spotlight

The illegal trade of human eggs in Cyprus returned to the limelight during this week’s House human rights committee, with MPs expressing concern over a growing market in which female students are prime targets....

9. Police thank public following drug arrest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-thank-public-following-drug-arrest

Limassol police continued to make headway in a drug case over the weekend, with local law enforcement authorities giving public thanks following the arrest of a fifth suspect...

10. Drug suspect bites cop during traffic stop

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-suspect-bites-cop-during-traffic-stop

Police officers have arrested two suspects on drug possession, with one of them also facing assault charges after he bit a drug squad agent on the hand...

11. Mid-teen caught driving on the highway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mid-teen-caught-driving-on-the-highway

A boy in his mid teens was caught driving on the highway Thursday night, with police discovering a number of items including a fist-load weapon...

12. Fraudulent scheme ‘unmasked’ by police

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fraudulent-scheme-‘unmasked-by-police

Two suspects are in custody in connection with face mask reseller fraud in Cyprus, after state authorities discovered free supplies with government barcodes being sold in local pharmacies...

13. Full rollout of General Health System to be delayed three months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/full-rollout-of-general-health-system-to-be-delayed-three-months

With state hospitals busy wrestling with the island’s coronavirus outbreak, the full rollout of the General Health System, initially planned for June, won’t be taking place until September....

14. Chloroquine hype begins to wane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chloroquine-hype-begins-to-wane

More doubts over chloroquine emerged this week, with new studies pointing to high risks and a US top health official saying he was fired after being pressured to direct money towards the “game changer” drug...

15. Israel’s Sheba declares curve ‘flattened out’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-sheba-declares-curve-‘flattened-out

The director of Sheba Medical Center says the coronavirus epidemic in Israel is under control, adding he is confident that Cyprus was on its way to beat the virus as well...

16. EU unveils virus exit roadmap, hoping to avoid more chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-virus-exit-roadmap-hoping-to-avoid-more-chaos

The European Union moved Wednesday to head off a chaotic and potentially disastrous easing of restrictions that are limiting the spread of the coronavirus, warning its 27 nations to move very cautiously as they return to normal life and base their actions on scientific advice....

17. World remains cautious over chloroquine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-remains-cautious-over-chloroquine

The US Food and Drug Administration is a step closer to a potential approval of chloroquine for treatment against Covid-19, while more doubts over the drug’s effectiveness and concerns over lethal side effects continue to pop up around the globe...

18. President: Lockdown measures extended until end of April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-measures-extended-until-end-of-april

Lockdown and other measures in place to contain the coronavirus outbreak will be extended until April 30, with no exceptions to be made during the Orthodox Easter period, President Nicos Anastasiades said in his televised national address on Wednesday night....

19. Cyprus in the mix as world seeks cure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-in-the-mix-as-world-seeks-cure

An Israeli military aircraft has delivered five tons of chloroquine to Cyprus this week, amid reports of secret wars over limited access to the drug but also uncertainty over its effectiveness in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic...

20. 20 Cyprus coronavirus patients to participate in drug clinical trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/20-cyprus-coronavirus-patients-to-participate-in-drug-clinical-trial

20 coronavirus-positive patients currently being treated in Cyprus hospitals will participate in the third phase of clinical testing of the influenza antiviral drug Avigan, to evaluate its safety and efficacy against Covid-19....

21. Man breaks quarantine in search of meds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/infected-man-breaks-quarantine-in-search-of-meds

Health officials in Cyprus were perturbed over an incident when a self-quarantined man infected with the Covid-19 disease went out to local pharmacies in search of chloroquine, an existing drug that is still open to debate around the world...

22. Cyprus okays drugs with one big caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-okays-drugs-with-one-big-caveat

The Cypriot health minister says a special committee is moving forward with procedures to make drugs available against the COVID-19 disease, while warning that no medicines have been approved for treatment of the novel coronavirus...

23. Man who tried to sell drugs at quarantine hotel arrested

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-who-tried-to-sell-drugs-at-quarantine-hotel-arrested

A 20-year-old was arrested on Monday afternoon after Limassol police were notified that he had attempted to sell drugs at a Limassol hotel currently accommodating persons in quarantine....

24. Help from China on the way

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/help-from-china-on-the-way

The Chinese ambassador in Nicosia says Cyprus has recently taken “powerful and appropriate” measures in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, adding that help from China is on the way...

25. Decree bans export of medicine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decree-bans-export-of-medicine

A decree issued by the Health Minister on Friday banned the export of all medicine from Cyprus to any other country, including EU Member States....

26. Israel to send 50 respirators to Cyprus in exchange for chloroquine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-send-50-respirators-to-cyprus-in-exchange-for-chloroquine

The Republic of Cyprus will be sending a quantity of chloroquine to Israel in the next few days, with Israel to reciprocate by sending 50 respirators to the island....

27. Cyprus evaluating effectiveness of chloroquine drug against coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-evaluating-effectiveness-of-choroquine-drug-against-coronavirus

A consultative committee of experts at the Cyprus Ministry of Health is evaluating the effectiveness against coronavirus of the drug chloroquine, used to treat coronavirus in China and widely available in Cyprus....

28. Man shot by police dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-shot-by-police-dies-in-hospital

A foreign national, who was hospitalized after getting shot by Limassol police during an attempt to arrest him, has succumbed to his injuries...

29. EU drugs regulator say no shortages yet, steering group to monitor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-drugs-regulator-say-no-shortages-yet-steering-group-to-monitor

The European Union’s healthcare regulator said that no drug shortages or supply disruptions have been reported in the region but that an EU steering group had convened to prevent supply bottlenecks due to the coronavirus outbreak....

30. Fatal stabbing suspect caught in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fatal-stabbing-suspect-caught-in-the-north

The second suspect in last month’s fatal stabbing in old Nicosia has been arrested in the north two days after he fled the south through the buffer zone...

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