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10 December, 2022
 

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1. 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....

2. 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....

3. 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....

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. 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....

9. 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....

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. 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....

14. Masks no longer required in indoor spaces as of June 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-no-longer-required-in-indoor-spaces-as-of-june-1st

Masks will no longer be required in indoor spaces as of June 1st, according to an announcement today from the Ministry of Health....

15. Monkeypox outbreak management plan close to being finalised

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-outbreak-management-plan-close-to-being-finalised

The process of drawing up a management and action plan by the Ministry of Health to deal with a possible detection of monkeypox cases in Cyprus is in its final stage, a source of the Ministry has said....

16. Cyprus prepares action plan for Monkeypox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-action-plan-for-monkeypox

Health authorities are drafting a response plan for a possible outbreak of monkeypox in Cyprus, including a vaccination rollout....

17. The mandatory use of masks will soon be abolished

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-mandatory-use-of-masks-will-soon-be-abolished

Minister of Health Michalis Hatjipantela sees a summer without health restrictions. In his interview with KATHIMERINI on Sunday, the Minister of Health said that the summer should go by without problems or restrictions if no new variants of the Omicron mutation appear....

18. Alarming rise in hospital infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/alarming-rise-in-hospital-infections

Scientists are sounding the alarm over the rise in nosocomial or hospital-acquired infections by multidrug-resistant germs, a major public health problem that has been overshadowed by the pandemic over the last two years....

19. Minister announces the end of Safepass

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-announces-the-end-of-safepass

The Minister of Health announced this morning the additional easing of measures, one of which includes the abolition of the requirement to present a Safepass in additional venues....

20. EU parliament votes to keep EU Digital COVID Certificate in place until June next year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-parliament-votes-to-keep-eu-digital-covid-certificate-in-place-until-june-next-year

The Parliament of the European Union has given the green light to the Member States to keep the EU Digital COVID Certificate in place until June next year....

21. Restrictive measures to be lifted completely

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restrictive-measures-to-be-lifted-completely

With the epidemiological picture showing a small but steady improvement, the road to normalcy is wide open, with the agenda including the lifting of more restrictions and ultimately the introduction of new significant relaxations....

22. Cyprus abolishes flight pass and country categorizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-abolishes-flight-pass-and-country-categorizations

As of April 18, 2022, travelers will no longer be required to fill out the Cyprus Flight Pass when entering Cyprus. The move comes after tourist organizations called on the government to abolish the Flight pass, noting that Cyprus would be left behind other countries that had already made the move. ...

23. EMA: No evidence to support a fourth covid shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ema-no-evidence-to-support-a-fourth-covid-shot

EU health agencies said on Wednesday there was no evidence to support the use of a fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna in the general population, but they recommend a second booster for people aged 80 and above....

24. Cyprus scraps safe pass in supermarkets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scraps-safe-pass-in-supermarkets

Consumers in the Republic of Cyprus no longer have to use a Safe Pass to enter supermarkets and other shops selling necessity goods, after the health ministry adopted categories of high, medium, and low risk venues...

25. New Covid relaxations announced today (Updated)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-relaxations-announced-today

The session of the Council of Ministers which began at 10 am this morning ended shortly after noon today followed by an announcement of new relaxations to the covid restrictions in Cyprus....

26. The new smart SafePass is ready

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-new-smart-safepass-is-ready

In less than three weeks since the decision was made, a new digital tool has been prepared that will give additional potential to pandemic controls. ...

27. More freedoms likely for the fully vaccinated in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-freedoms-likely-for-the-fully-vaccinated-in-greece

With European member-states seeking to relax coronavirus measures by March, more freedoms for those who are fully vaccinated are set to be discussed on Wednesday by Health Minister Thanos Plevris and the committee of experts advising the government....

28. New COVID action plan for Cyprus airports in place from February 21

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-action-plan-for-cyprus-airports-in-place-from-february-21

The Council of Ministers decided today that new measures regulating travelers arriving into Cyprus will take effect on February 21st instead of March 1st....

29. Relaxation of measures to begin next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/relaxation-of-measures-to-begin-next-week

New covid measures have been announced today following the meeting of the Minister of Health and the Scientific Advisory Committee this morning. ...

30. No to relaxations for now, the Omicron could cause serious illness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-to-relaxations-for-now-the-omicron-could-cause-serious-illness

Relaxations of measures against the further spread of Covid-19 will depend on the epidemiological picture, Dr. Petros Karayiannis told the Cyprus News Agency on Monday, pointing out that though there has been a stabilization in daily cases, the number now is at around 3,000....

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