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1. 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....

2. Booster shots not necessary for under 18s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/booster-shots-not-necessary-for-under-18s

Young people under 18 years of age do not have to get a booster shot unless they suffer from reduced immunity due to medication or an illness, the head of the National Vaccination Committee in Greece, Maria Theodoridou, said Monday....

3. 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....

4. Coronavirus: Danish scientists see the end of the pandemic in 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-danish-scientists-see-the-end-of-the-pandemic-in-2-months

The pandemic will end in two months, according to the head of the Danish State Epidemiological Serum Institute, Dr. Tira Grove Krause....

5. Israel to offer fourth COVID vaccine shot to over 60s, medical staff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-to-offer-fourth-covid-vaccine-shot-to-over-60s-medical-staff

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Sunday that Israel would offer a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine to people over 60 and to medical staff as it faces a surge in Omicron variant infections....

6. Cypriot study finds more antibodies in specific groups

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-study-finds-more-antibodies-in-specific-groups

A study by the University of Cyprus suggests people over 60, men, and persons who developed symptoms were more likely to have a higher count in lgG antibodies, with scientists hoping a second phase of the research would tackle antibody count after vaccination...

7. Omicron: How protected are those who have become ill and been vaccinated?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-how-protected-are-those-who-have-become-ill-and-been-vaccinated

On December 13, 2021, an article was published in the prestigious journal Nature showing that although the combination of natural infection with SARS-CoV-2 along with vaccination (hybrid immunity) provides strong protection against the new coronavirus, a recent analysis of a large number of individuals from Israel argues...

8. Full vaccination plus breakthrough infection equals 'super immunity'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/full-vaccination-plus-breakthrough-infection-equals-super-immunity

A study by Oregon researchers finds that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 who have a breakthrough infection end up with what the authors call "super immunity."...

9. I'm a Virus Expert and Here's a Sure Sign You've Had COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/i-m-a-virus-expert-and-here-s-a-sure-sign-you-ve-had-covid

The New York Times reports more than 775,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and more than 48 million have had the virus. ...

10. WHO: Omicron poses 'very high' global risk, world must prepare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-omicron-poses-very-high-global-risk-world-must-prepare

The Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally, posing a "very high" global risk of infection surges that could have "severe consequences" in some areas, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday....

11. EU recommends 9-month limit on Covid-19 vaccine validity for travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-recommends-9-month-limit-on-covid-19-vaccine-validity-for-travel

European Union residents will need to have COVID-19 vaccine booster jabs if they want to travel to another country in the bloc next summer, according to a proposal set to be announced by the European Commission on Thursday....

12. EU kicks off debate on need for booster shots to travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-kicks-off-debate-on-need-for-booster-shots-to-travel

European Union governments kicked off a debate on Tuesday about how long vaccines are effective against Covid-19 and whether evidence of a booster dose will be required to maintain free travel across the bloc as cases spike....

13. Booster shots: Reduces risk of infection by 2/3, research shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-dose-reduces-the-risk-of-infection-by-2-3-research-shows

The third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine reduces the risk of infection by two-thirds compared to two doses, according to a large UK study by REACT at Imperial College London....

14. Woman's own immune system cured itself of HIV

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-s-own-immune-system-cured-itself-of-hiv

A woman from Argentina appears to have rid herself of HIV without drugs or treatment - the second documented case of its kind in the world....

15. Vaccine Safe Pass in doubt over waning immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccine-safe-pass-in-doubt-over-waning-immunity

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to contain a possible spike in COVID cases this winter, with officials reportedly favoring a required third dose for individuals who want to use their vaccination status as a Safe Pass...

16. Israel: Children aged 5-11 can be vaccinated against COVID-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-children-aged-5-11-can-be-vaccinated-against-covid-19

Israel has announced that children aged five to 11 can be vaccinated against COVID-19 and that the start date of the vaccination campaign will be announced in a few days....

17. Regeneron: Antibody cocktail protects for up to eight months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/regeneron-antibody-cocktail-protects-for-up-to-eight-months

Regeneron reported that a dose of the antibody cocktail it makes reduced the risk of COVID-19 infection by 81.6% for two to eight months after administration of the drug in a final trial....

18. Cabinet extends COVID measures to December 2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-extends-covid-measures-to-december-2

Cabinet Ministers met today and decided to extend the existing measures preventing the spread of COVID-19, following a proposal from Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas. The current measures will now be extended until the 2nd of December and will be evaluated accordingly....

19. Britain: 'Difficult months are coming, the pandemic is not over'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-difficult-months-are-coming-the-pandemic-is-not-over

Christmas can be difficult as the Covid-19 pandemic is not over, England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam warned today, urging people to be careful and get vaccinated with booster doses....

20. CDC gives greenlight to vaccination of 5-11 year olds in the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cdc-gives-greenlight-to-vaccination-of-5-11-year-olds

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday formally endorsed the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children aged 5 through 11,...

21. A billionaire two times over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-billionaire-two-times-over

Sarah Blakely is a billionaire again. The woman who built a business empire giving a rather simple solution to a daily problem of women, went through several ups and downs...

22. Coronaviruses: Which animal can transmit the virus to humans?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronaviruses-which-animal-can-transmit-the-virus-to-humans

Since 2002, when we first had the SARS-CoV outbreak in China, many studies have highlighted the potential for coronaviruses that infect wildlife to spread to humans and then cause a pandemic. ...

23. Cyprus sees signs of virus slowing down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-signs-of-virus-slowing-down

The extent of coronavirus transmission in Cyprus may be slowing down, with government officials citing a recent decline in hospitalizations while still urging the public to remain vigilant...

24. Coronavirus: How it can affect the immune system of children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-the-resulting-effects-on-the-immune-system-of-children

The strange behavior of the virus seems to be the indirect consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic...

25. Johnson & Johnson Vaccine: Is a booster shot necessary?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-johnson-vaccine-is-a-booster-shot-necessary

The New York Times answers questions about J&J booster shots...

26. Vaccination of children-adolescents: Answers to commonly asked questions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/vaccination-of-children-adolescents-answers-to-commonly-asked-questions

Here are the most commonly asked questions and answers about the COVID-19 vaccine provided by the National Vaccination Committee....

27. Booster shot up in the air as Cyprus vaccinates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/booster-shot-up-in-the-air-as-cyprus-vaccinates

Cyprus is very close to having 70% of eligible adults fully vaccinated, but debate on what’s next such as a booster shot is far from over as Israel gets unexpected data and WHO warns against an 'ill-advised' third dose...

28. Hospital admissions and discharges even out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospital-admissions-and-discharges-even-out

The latest trend in COVID hospitalizations in the Republic of Cyprus suggests admissions and discharges are evening out, with health officials still calling on the public to get vaccinated following a spike of cases in July...

29. Data suggest things less bad with vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-suggest-things-less-bad-with-vaccinations

Daily detection of COVID infections continued to drop in the Republic of Cyprus but cases still remained in the upper hundreds, with experts suggesting a very bad epidemiological situation could have been a lot worse had it not been for vaccinations on the island...

30. Nicosia leaves booster shot up to Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-leaves-booster-shot-up-to-brussels

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says while government planning includes preparations for a third jab for vaccinated adults and seniors, the booster shot is subject to approval in Brussels...

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