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1. Cabinet shortens recommended isolation for contacts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-shortens-recommended-isolation-for-contacts

The cabinet, under President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, has decided on Wednesday to shorten to 10 days the recommended time for isolation for persons who are contacts of people with COVID-19....

2. WHO says no evidence healthy children, adolescents need COVID-19 boosters

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-says-no-evidence-healthy-children-adolescents-need-covid-19-boosters

There is no evidence at present that healthy children and adolescents need booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the World Health Organization's chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Tuesday....

3. Doc pleads not guilty in fake vax case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doc-pleads-not-guilty-in-fake-vax-case

A Larnaca doctor accused of defrauding the state in connection with the issuance of COVID vaccination certificates pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple charges including felony conspiracy...

4. 'Test to stay' in schools temporary measure for now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-in-schools-temporary-measure-for-now

A meeting was held today at the Ministry of Education to inform representatives of educational organizations POED, OELMEK and OLTEK and the organized parents of Primary and Secondary Education for the implementation of the test to stay in schools. ...

5. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

6. Molnupiravir now available in Cyprus as of today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/molnupiravir-now-available-in-cyprus-as-of-today

MSD's oral antiviral medicine Molnupiravir/Lagevrio, will be available only with a prescription from Monday, 17 January, according to the Ministry of Health in Cyprus....

7. Ministry of Health changes vaccination protocols to better serve the public

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-of-health-changes-vaccination-protocols-to-better-serve-the-public

The Ministry of Health is changing vaccination protocols for COVID-19 from Monday, in order to better serve citizens....

8. Cyprus reported 6 COVID deaths and 1,971 new cases on Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reported-6-covid-deaths-and-1-971-new-cases-on-sunday

The Cyprus Health Ministry announced on Sunday 6 new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,970 new cases. Hospitalizations came to 270 and the positivity rate is down to 2.07%. Total deaths reached 681 and the number of cases since the pandemic broke out is now 225,738....

9. England to scrap Covid passes by the end of the month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/england-to-scrap-covid-passes-by-the-end-of-the-month

Controversial Covid passes will be scrapped in England this month as the country's Omicron wave continues to collapse, it was claimed today....

10. Changes to quarantine release procedure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/changes-to-quarantine-release-procedure

The Ministry of Health has announced that from January 17, 2022, those who have completed the mandatory 10-day quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 will be automatically released without the intervention of their GP....

11. 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....

12. Polish scientists find gene that doubles risk of serious COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polish-scientists-find-gene-that-doubles-risk-of-serious-covid

Polish scientists have found a gene that they say more than doubles the risk of becoming severely ill with COVID-19, a discovery they hope could help doctors identify people who are most at risk from the disease....

13. Australian Immigration Minister cancels Novak Djokovic’s visa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australian-immigration-minister-cancels-novak-djokovic-s-visa

The Federal Government has decided to cancel Novak Djokovic’s visa and deport the 20-time grand slam champion because it was “in the public interest to do so”....

14. EY presents Cyprus Tax Facts 2022 guide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-presents-cyprus-tax-facts-2022-guide

EY Cyprus is pleased to share the latest Cyprus Tax Facts guide – in English – which provides a straight-forward, holistic summary of the Cyprus tax system, based on current legislation and tax practices, in relation to the fiscal year 2022....

15. Reference Hospital’s capacity at 96%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/reference-hospital-s-capacity-at-96

The capacity of Famagusta General Hospital, which operates as the Reference Hospital for COVID-19, climbed to 96%, Amalia Hadjiyianni, the Hospital's Scientific Director told the Cyprus News Agency, adding that 81% of the hospitalized patients are not vaccinated....

16. COVID-19: Self-isolation for fully jabbed in England cut from seven days to five

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-self-isolation-for-fully-jabbed-in-england-cut-from-seven-days-to-five

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five, the health secretary has announced....

17. Greece: Private doctors ordered to help with pandemic start work in hospitals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-doctors-ordered-to-help-with-pandemic-start-work-in-hospitals

Greece on Thursday began to requisition the services of pathologists, lung specialists and general practitioners of northern Greece to reinforce the national healthcare system crumbling under the weight of the pandemic....

18. Persistent dad arrested after school files complaint

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/persistent-dad-arrested-after-school-files-complaint

A father in Paphos was arrested this week after a school administration filed a complaint with police saying he made threats over the phone, with the dad denying the accusations and saying he was simply trying to reach the principal who wouldn’t take his call...

19. Quebec to impose tax on those who refuse COVID-19 vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quebec-to-impose-tax-on-those-who-refuse-covid-19-vaccinations

Quebec will impose a tax on those who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 to offset their disproportionate cost to the health care system and encourage more people to get their shots....

20. 'Test to stay' at schools - Details of additional measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-at-schools-details-of-additional-measures

"The rapid deterioration of epidemiological data recorded in Cyprus in recent weeks due to the predominance of the Omicron variant leaves us no room for complacency....

21. Covid vaccinations protect pregnant women without causing complications

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-vaccinations-protect-pregnant-women-without-causing-complications

Pregnant women are at greater risk of becoming seriously ill with coronavirus than non-pregnant women, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) experts confirmed yesterday during a press conference....

22. Greece: Deadline set to expire for unvaccinated over 60

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-deadline-set-to-expire-for-unvaccinated-over-60

An administrative fine of 100 euros per month will be imposed as of next week to citizens over 60 who do not get vaccinated by Sunday, according to Health Minister Thanos Plevris....

23. 'No additional measures at this stage'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-additional-measures-at-this-stage

The scheduled meeting between the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee and the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandelas, ended shortly after 16:00 on Tuesday (January 11th) this afternoon....

24. A market-based solution to the anti-vaxxer problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-market-based-solution-to-the-anti-vaxxer-problem

As the world grapples with the fast-spreading Omicron variant and its potentially devastating consequences, a major policy dilemma revolves around how governments might nudge the unvaccinated or partially vaccinated to join the ranks of those who are fully protected....

25. UK’s Johnson faces lockdown-breach claims over garden party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-johnson-faces-lockdown-breach-claims-over-garden-party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of public and political outrage on Tuesday over allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from mingling outside the home....

26. Τightening of COVID measures not on the table for now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tightening-of-covid-measures-not-on-the-table-for-now

Tightening of COVID measures is not an option at the moment and authorities are waiting to see whether the measures already in place will yield results, Cyprus News Agency has learned....

27. 'Health care is a moral obligation': Pope Francis backs global Covid vaccination programmes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-care-is-a-moral-obligation-pope-francis-backs-global-covid-vaccination-programmes

Pope Francis declared today that getting vaccinated against the coronavirus is a 'moral obligation' and denounced how people had been swayed by 'baseless information' to refuse jabs....

28. COVID-19: T cells from common colds can protect against coronavirus infection, study finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-t-cells-from-common-colds-can-protect-against-coronavirus-infection-study-finds

People with high levels of T cells from common colds are less likely to catch COVID, according to a new peer-reviewed study....

29. More than 460 children inoculated on Saturday in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-than-460-children-inoculated-on-saturday-in-limassol

A total of 465 children, aged 5-11 years old, received the jab against COVID-19 on Saturday at the vaccination center in the “Spyros Kyprianou” sports center in Limassol, according to information by the Health Ministry....

30. Minister of Health reassures public on new 'Deltacron' variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-reassures-public-on-new-deltacron-variant

Minister of Health Michael Hadjipantela said on Saturday that Deltacron, a new variant of COVID-19 found in Cyprus, was not something to worry about....

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