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1. DSV and UNICEF announce partnership to increase access to essential supplies for children worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/dsv-and-unicef-announce-partnership-to-increase-access-to-essential-supplies-for-children-worldwide

The new strategic partnership will provide rapid emergency responses while strengthening national supply chains....

2. US Surgeon General urges social media warning labels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-surgeon-general-urges-social-media-warning-labels

In a bold move aimed at protecting youth mental health, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has proposed mandatory warning labels on social media platforms, akin to those found on cigarette packages. ...

3. Climate crisis, a health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-crisis-a-health-emergency

On December 1, 2019, Ms. Kyriakides assumed the role of European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety....

4. Spain and Greece face dire drought conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/spain-and-greece-face-dire-drought-conditions

“The tourism sector has to adapt to the situation we are experiencing, which is absolutely abnormal,” a member of the Catalan government told the Financial Times......

5. Middle East conflict fuels fear of $100 per barrel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/middle-east-conflict-fuels-fear-of-$100-per-barrel

The recent Iranian attack on Israel serves as a stark reminder of the ever-shifting geopolitical dynamics in the Middle East, with potential ramifications extending......

6. WHO-Led European Health Summit convenes in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-led-european-health-summit-convenes-in-limassol

Health and Deputy Health Ministers from 13 European states, including Malta, Luxembourg, Andorra, San Marino, Iceland, Monaco, Montenegro, Latvia, Estonia, Slovenia, Moldova, North Macedonia, and Cyprus...

7. Major announcement positions Cyprus for cutting-edge healthcare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/major-announcement-positions-cyprus-for-cutting-edge-healthcare

In a significant development, Vivant Medical Investments PLC disclosed plans for AHEPA University Hospital Cyprus on Monday, positioning it as the largest private and fully accredited university hospital in Cyprus....

8. Gates and Kyriakides forge global health partnership

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gates-and-kyriakides-forge-global-health-partnership

In a meeting held on Wednesday (11/10), Bill Gates conferred with EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides. ...

9. Parents to protect kids from Hamas hostage videos on social media

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-to-protect-kids-from-hamas-hostage-videos-on-social-media

Schools in Israel, the UK and the US are advising parents to delete their children’s social media apps over concerns that Hamas militants will broadcast or disseminate disturbing videos of hostages who have been seized in recent days....

10. First Lady Jill Biden tests positive for covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-lady-jill-biden-tests-positive-for-covid-19

First lady Jill Biden tested positive for Covid-19 Monday, the White House announced....

11. Kyriakides: 'Our goal now, medicines for all'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-our-goal-now-medicines-for-all

"I have always envisioned a European Health Union, where the European Union would be intimately connected to every citizen regarding health matters....

12. WHO declares end to Covid-19 global emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-declares-end-to-covid-19-global-emergency

The World Health Organization said Friday that Covid-19 no longer qualifies as a global emergency, marking a symbolic end to the devastating coronavirus pandemic that triggered once-unthinkable lockdowns, upended economies worldwide and killed at least 7 million people worldwide....

13. WHO leads regional effort to improve health and well-being of refugees and migrants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-leads-regional-effort-to-improve-health-and-well-being-of-refugees-and-migrants

14. Directives and recommendations to passengers due to Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/directives-and-recommendations-to-passengers-due-to-covid

The Ministry of Health has issued European Union directives and recommendations to passengers and airport and airline staff travelling to EU/EEA countries...

15. Civil protection's role in disaster management at the Nicosia Risk Forum 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/civil-protection-s-role-in-disaster-management-at-the-nicosia-risk-forum-2022

The role of civil protection and international solidarity in disaster management as a result of climate change is being discussed at the two-day Nicosia Risk Forum 2022 (#NRF2022) on Civil Protection, which began today in Larnaca and is organized by the CERIDES Foundation of the European University Cyprus....

16. 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...

17. Monkeypox protocols being discussed today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-protocols-being-discussed-today

The Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela, called for a meeting on Monday to take stock of the latest data, as well as Cyprus' level of preparedness in dealing with monkeypox....

18. Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-halts-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-for-us-businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job....

19. Mistrust results in a rise in COVID cases in Eastern Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mistrust-results-in-a-rise-in-covid-cases-in-eastern-europe

Latvia imposed a new lockdown on Thursday, with hospitals in Bulgaria and Romania struggling to cope with an increase in patients with covid-19, while Poland is selling extra doses of vaccine....

20. 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....

21. September 11: Twenty years since the day that changed the world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/september-11-twenty-years-since-the-day-that-changed-the-world

Twenty years have passed since the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York...

22. A silent pandemic requiring global action now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-silent-pandemic-requiring-global-action-now

If policymakers fail to address the challenge of antimicrobial resistance they risk seeing the rise of a silent pandemic, write Stella Kyriakides and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

23. Cyprus jumps the gun on Sinopharm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-jumps-the-gun-on-sinopharm

Travelers who have been inoculated with Sinopharm can now visit freely the Republic of Cyprus, but it is up to other EU member states to accept the Chinese vaccine if the latest draft version for a COVID certificate is adopted in Strasburg next month...

24. Cyprus takes another bold step mid-pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-takes-another-bold-step-mid-pandemic

The Republic of Cyprus entered on Monday a second phase of relaxing lockdown measures for COVID-19, including the reopening of retail stores, shopping malls, and schools...

25. Pressure mounts on EU drug regulator to approve Pfizer vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pressure-mounts-on-eu-drug-regulator-to-approve-pfizer-vaccine

Europe's drug regulator is under increasing pressure to quickly approve the Covid-19 vaccine developed by US giant Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech, officials said, as inoculations get started in Britain and the United States....

26. EU criticizes 'hasty' UK approval of Covid-19 vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-criticizes-hasty-uk-approval-of-covid-19-vaccine

The European Union criticised Britain's rapid approval of Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine on Wednesday, saying its own procedure was more thorough, after Britain became the first western country to endorse a Covid-19 shot....

27. Pfizer ends Covid-19 trial with 95% efficacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-ends-covid-19-trial-with-95-efficacy

Pfizer Inc said on Wednesday that final results from the late-stage trial of its Covid-19 vaccine show it was 95% effective, adding it had the required two-months of safety data and would apply for emergency US authorization within days....

28. Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine nearly 95% effective, early data shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-s-coronavirus-vaccine-nearly-95-effective-early-data-shows

For the second time this month, there’s promising news from a Covid-19 vaccine candidate: Moderna said Monday its shots provide strong protection, a dash of hope against the grim backdrop of coronavirus surges in the US and around the world. ...

29. Pfizer, BioNTech say their Covid-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-biontech-say-their-covid-19-vaccine-is-more-than-90-effective

Pfizer Inc on Monday said its experimental vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing Covid-19 based on initial data from a large study, a major victory in the fight against a pandemic that has killed over 1 million people, roiled the world’s economy and upended daily life....

30. EU pushes to unlock borders as coronavirus ravages travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-pushes-to-unlock-borders-as-coronavirus-ravages-travel
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