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04 October, 2023
 

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1. West Nile virus makes 2023 debut in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/west-nile-virus-makes-2023-debut-in-cyprus

The Ministry of Health and the Public Health Services have been informed about the existence of the first case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Cyprus for 2023....

2. COVID: ''No stricter measures for now,'' says Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-no-stricter-measures-for-now-says-minister

A meeting will take place on August 29th with the Scientific Advisory Committee for COVID-19, in the presence of the Minister of Health, to evaluate the epidemiological indicators and the new data regarding the virus....

3. Lawsuit dismissed: 103 citizens' challenge to COVID-19 measures rejected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawsuit-dismissed-103-citizens-challenge-to-covid-19-measures-rejected

In a recent development, the Nicosia District Court has rejected a lawsuit filed by 103 adult and minor plaintiffs who sought to challenge the constitutionality of the state's measures implemented to safeguard citizens during the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

4. Cyprus tackles alarming rates of antibiotic consumption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-alarming-rates-of-antibiotic-consumption

Cyprus is facing a serious problem with the consumption of antibiotic drugs and is now implementing a surveillance program on antibiotic prescriptions in outpatient health care in collaboration with the Health Insurance Organization....

5. Talk about Arcturus variant reaches Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/talk-about-arcturus-covid-variant-reaches-cyprus

So far we do not know whether the new COVID variant Arcturus has reached Cyprus, Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Virology at the School of Medicine of the University of Nicosia, Dr. Petros Karayiannis told the Cyprus News Agency...

6. Covid, RSV & influenza are causing a triple epidemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-rsv-influenza-are-causing-a-triple-epidemic

With regard to seasonal viruses, hospitals seem to be operating in a precarious situation in terms of bed availability. ...

7. Only three passengers arriving in Germany test positive for COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/only-three-passengers-arriving-in-germany-test-positive-for-covid

Only three passengers from China have tested positive for the Coronavirus upon their arrival to Germany since January 9, of a total of 628 random tests that have been carried out, according to a spokeswoman from Germany’s Health Department....

8. PCR tests to be required for passengers arriving from China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pcr-tests-to-be-required-for-passengers-arriving-from-china

All passengers arriving to Cyprus from China from 15 January will need to show a negative PCR test performed 48 hours before their departure, the Cabinet decided on Wednesday. It also decided on the central management of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds....

9. Cypriot minister asks Cabinet to toe EU line on China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-wants-cabinet-to-toe-eu-line-on-china

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says he will ask the Cabinet on Wednesday to approve a new set of pandemic measures that include a 48-hour negative PCR test from all travelers arriving from China...

10. Cyprus wrestles with decision on China measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wrestles-with-decision-on-china-measures

Cypriot health officials are meeting on Tuesday to sift through data before deciding on possible COVID measures on travelers from China, but the task is made more difficult by criticism from a local expert and a new variant sweeping through the West...

11. Kyriakides calls on China to share covid data

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-calls-on-china-to-share-covid-data

Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides called China to share data on the current epidemiological situation regarding the virus that causes COVID-19 in a tweet....

12. Cypriot scientist slams EU decision on China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-scientist-slams-eu-decision-on-china

A virology professor in Cyprus says an EU decision to impose pre-departure COVID tests on travelers from China appears to be a political decision that is not based on science...

13. No travel restrictions for Chinese arrivals in Greece and Switzerland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-travel-restrictions-for-chinese-arrivals-in-greece-and-switzerland

Greece and Switzerland will not impose travel restrictions for arrivals from China despite the current COVID-19 situation on the latter....

14. How concerned is Cyprus about China?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-concerned-is-cyprus-about-china

Europe has been put on alert by the rapid increase in coronavirus cases in China, following the lifting of the zero covid policy, with member states' health authorities consulting on possible measures to be imposed on Chinese travelers. ...

15. Cyprus undecided as divided EU debates Chinese travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-undecided-as-divided-eu-debates-chinese-travel

Nicosia failed on Tuesday to reach a decision on whether COVID measures should be imposed on travelers from China, with officials this week pointing to a new effort by the European Union to coordinate a response to Beijing’ move to ease restrictions...

16. Cyprus, EU in a quandary as China eases travel curbs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-in-a-quandary-as-china-eases-travel-curbs

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela has called a meeting to discuss China’s easing curbs on international travel, but there were mixed signals as to what guidelines are being followed at the EU level...

17. Cyprus retail sector continues climb despite inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-retail-sector-continues-climb-despite-inflation

Black Friday, with its high levels of traffic and shopping, appears to have given way to the Christmas holiday season. The market is still moving well, with increased foot traffic in shopping malls and main streets....

18. Breast cancer screening: The case of Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/breast-cancer-screening-the-case-of cyprus

Population screening for breast cancer with mammography, and in some women, ultrasound screening, has been shown to reduce mortality from this disease....

19. 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....

20. WHO regional office to be set up in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-regional-office-to-be-set-up-in-larnaca

The new regional World Health Organization office to be established in Larnaca will help upgrade the level of public health in Cyprus and its surrounding region said Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela on Thursday....

21. Cypriots indifferent to getting 4th dose of covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-indifferent-to-getting-4th-dose-of-covid-vaccine

Vaccination centers in Cyprus are experiencing a low turnout in the past two weeks for people wanting to get the 4th dose of the updated covid vaccine. So far, only 1,119 people have been vaccinated since 20 September, when vaccinations for the booster/4th dose began....

22. 18 year old with no travel history diagnosed with monkeypox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/18-year-old-with-no-travel-history-diagnosed-with-monkeypox

The Ministry of Health announced on Friday a new monkeypox case, concerning an 18-year-old man, following a molecular laboratory test by the microbiology laboratory of the Nicosia General Hospital....

23. New recombinant HIV-1 strain discovered in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-recombinant-hiv-1-strain-discovered-in-cyprus

The discovery of a new recombinant HIV-1 strain in Cyprus was recently announced, with the name “CRF91_cpx”, by scientists from the University of Cyprus, and the National HIV Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico in the US....

24. Covid plan for the fall still being hammered out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-plan-for-the-fall-still-being-hammered-out

The meeting between the Minister of Health, Michael Hadjipantela, and members of the Scientific Advisory Committee, during which a COVID pre-emptive plan for the fall was discussed, ended earlier today resulting in the following statement from the Minister on the issues that will be addressed for the fall season and beyond....

25. 46 year old man with no travel history positive for Monkeypox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/46-year-old-man-with-no-travel-history-positive-for-monkeypox

The 46-year-old man, who had no travel history, showed symptoms of monkeypox, the Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday....

26. Ministry of Health preparing Covid-19 plan for the coming months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-of-health-preparing-covid-19-plan-for-the-coming-months

The Ministry of Health is in the final stretch in its preparations to manage COVID-19 in the next months, the Minister of Health’s Communications Advisor Constantinos Athanasiou said on Tuesday, adding that on Friday a new meeting with the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee will be held....

27. Monkeypox vaccines to arrive in Cyprus by the end of August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-vaccines-to-arrive-in-cyprus-by-the-end-of-august

The arrival of the first vaccines for monkeypox is expected around the end of August in Cyprus...

28. Masks are back but scientist says not a setback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-are-back-but-scientist-says-not-a-setback

Face masks in all indoor closed spaces once again became mandatory on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with the country going through another pandemic wave and a local expert saying this is not a setback...

29. Face masks now required in pharmacies, labs and covid testing areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/face-masks-now-required-in-pharmacies-labs-and-covid-testing-areas

Mandatory face masks return in pharmacies, labs and COVID testing units in Cyprus...

30. Cyprus ready for monkeypox outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-for-monkeypox-outbreak

Cyprus’ Health Ministry on Friday announced it has prepared protocols for monkeypox after the rising numbers of infections globally, since the beginning of May....

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