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1. 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....

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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....

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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....

10. 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...

11. 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....

12. 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....

13. 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...

14. Mixed reviews on anti-money laundering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-reviews-for-cyprus-anti-money-laundering

A US State Department anti-money laundering report on Cyprus includes fewer negative references but still points to vulnerabilities in the island’s financial services and gaming sectors...

15. Nicosia fatal stabbing investigation incomplete

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-fatal-stabbing-investigation-incomplete

A detained suspect in the fatal stabbing of a foreign national in downtown Nicosia has been ordered to remain in custody, as police investigators are still searching for another suspect...

16. Police catch man who stole from victim of Sunday's fatal stabbing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-catch-man-who-stole-from-victim-of-sunday-s-fatal-stabbing

Following the arrest of one of the two assailants who fatally stabbed Ahmed Bin Talib, 24, on Sunday in downtown Nicosia, police have reportedly arrested a second man who was captured by camera footable stealing a €50 note from the dead man’s pocket....

17. Disappearance turns into felony murder case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/disappearance-turns-into-felony-murder-case

Police are still looking for a second suspect in the disappearance of an ex-con two weeks ago, with reports describing the case as a rendezvous with death with drug trafficking in the background...

18. Nicosia stabbing sparks migration debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-stabbing-sparks-migration-debate

Debate over crime and migration in the Republic of Cyprus was renewed this week following a video showing the moment a young man was killed in downtown Nicosia as well as statements by officials regarding foreigners on the island...

19. Police announce driving offences that can lead to license revocation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-announce-driving-offences-that-can-lead-to-license-revocation

After the first days of February saw the first immediate revocations of the licences of two reckless drivers, the director of Traffic Police Yiannakis Georgiou on Tuesday specified the criteria that may land a driver a referral to the Road Transport Department for license revocation....

20. Coronavirus emergency 'holds a very grave threat' for world, says WHO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-emergency-holds-a-very-grave-threat-for-world-says-who

China’s coronavirus outbreak poses a “very grave threat for the rest of the world,” the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday in an appeal for sharing virus samples and speeding up research into drugs and vaccines, Reuters reported. ...

21. Prison officers seize meth in straws

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prison-officers-seize-meth-in-straws

Police say two prison visitors were arrested Thursday on drug possession charges after they were suspected of attempting to smuggle drugs into jail...

22. Cypriot police zero in on ‘ecstasy warehouse’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-police-zero-in-on-‘ecstasy-warehouse

Cypriot police were said to be zeroing in on a possible location in Limassol, where 645 kilos of ecstasy are believed to have been stashed inside barbeque grills that were exported and later seized by authorities in Australia...

23. Ecstasy in Cypriot BBQs seized 'down under'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ecstasy-hidden-in-cypriot-bbqs-seized-down-under

Australian police have arrested two men for allegedly smuggling 645 kilos of ecstasy hidden inside hundreds of aluminium barbecues, the culmination of a six-month investigation spanning three countries ...

24. Driver argues with officer over filming

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-argues-with-officer-over-filming

A video showing a driver in Cyprus debating with a police officer has gone viral, raising once again questions over the rights of citizens to record video in public places...

25. Drugs behind ugly beat-down in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drugs-behind-ugly-beat-down-in-ayia-napa

A suspected drug dealer who was arrested Thursday in Ayia Napa reportedly had locked two younger men in an apartment and gave them a beat-down for failing to pay up...

26. Underage girl accuses young man of rape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/underage-girl-accuses-young-man-of-rape

A 20-year-old male from Paphos is facing criminal trial next month following allegations that he raped an underage girl, while another young man is being accused of sexually abusing a girl in her early teens...

27. Dutch police arrest Cypriot wanted man

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dutch-police-arrest-cypriot-wanted-man

Dutch police have arrested a Limassol cafeteria owner who was wanted by Cypriot authorities in connection with the fatal drug overdose of a teenager last year...

28. Nicosia inmate caught with four ‘bumphones’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inmate-caught-with-four-‘bumphones

A local inmate doing time at Nicosia’s Central Prisons was caught with four phones hidden in his rectum as he was being transferred back to his cell...

29. Man re-arrested after run over victim dies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-re-arrested-after-ran-over-victim-dies

A Nicosia resident died in hospital on Thursday one week after he was hit by a car in what police believed to be a deliberate attempt linked to illegal drugs...

30. Woman tries to sneak drugs into court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-tries-to-sneak-drugs-into-court

Police are looking for an adult female who is suspected of attempting to sneak cocaine into the hands of a man in custody at the Paphos courthouse...

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