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1. Where and when to get the 3rd and 4th doses of the covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-and-when-to-get-the-3rd-and-4th-doses-of-the-covid-vaccine

As part of efforts to strengthen the immunity of groups of the population most vulnerable to serious disease, the Ministry of Health informs that following the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers dated 14 September 2022, from Tuesday 20 September 2022, the age limit of persons who may receive the 3rd and 4th dose of the booster vaccines against COVID-19 is reduced....

2. Coronavirus: Inhaled vaccines offer better protection and immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-inhaled-vaccines-offer-better-protection-and-immunity

Canadian scientists comparing two different alternative vaccine delivery systems confirmed that inhaled aerosol vaccines provide better protection and stronger immunity than nasal spray vaccines....

3. Seniors in Cyprus remain skeptical of fourth shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seniors-in-cyprus-remain-skeptical-of-fourth-shot

A spectacularly small number of people over 60 got their fourth COVID jab so far in the Republic of Cyprus, with the health ministry contemplating to lower the age threshold at a time while medical experts advocating for the vaccine are jumping ship on the immunity debate...

4. EU: Masks at airports and planes no longer mandatory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-masks-at-airports-and-planes-no-longer-mandatory

Passengers traveling by plane in Europe from next week should no longer be required to wear a mask on their flight or at an airport, according to guidance issued Wednesday by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Union’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)....

5. Moderna asks US authorization of COVID shots for kids under 6

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-asks-us-authorization-of-covid-shots-for-kids-under-6

Moderna Inc. said on Thursday it asked U.S. regulators to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine for children under the age of 6, which would make it the first shot against the coronavirus available for those under 5-years-old....

6. Cyprus reports case of unexplained acute hepatitis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-case-of-unexplained-acute-hepatitis

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus reported that a young child was diagnosed back in February with acute hepatitis of unexplained origin, as cases emerge across the world and some experts fearing lockdowns could be the culprit...

7. 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....

8. Omicron, cold weather and fatigue causing outbreak in COVID cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-cold-weather-and-fatigue-causing-outbreak-in-covid-cases

The Omicron sub-variant, weather conditions and growing fatigue are some of the reasons behind the rise in positive cases in Cyprus, says Dr. Zoe-Dorothea Pana, a member of the Advisory Scientific Committee and Lecturer in Paediatrics at the European University of Cyprus....

9. New cancer therapy completely destroys advanced ovarian and colorectal tumors in 6 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-cancer-therapy-completely-destroys-advanced-ovarian-and-colorectal-tumors-in-6-days

A new cancer therapy has completely destroyed advanced ovarian and bowel tumors in just six days....

10. Covid boosters continue to protect most people for many months, perhaps years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-boosters-continue-to-protect-most-people-for-many-months-perhaps-years

According to a flurry of new studies, it looks as if Covid boosters will continue to protect most people from serious illness and death for many months, and perhaps even years — which means we probably won’t need to line up for another shot anytime soon....

11. US anti-doping chief questions Valieva's drug regimen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-anti-doping-chief-questions-valieva-s-drug-regimen

Kamila Valieva -- the teenage Russian figure skater at the center of a doping controversy roiling the Beijing Olympics -- had three substances that can be used to aid the heart in her testing sample,...

12. Op-ed: The far-reaching benefits of mRNA technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-the-far-reaching-benefits-of-mrna-technology

The mRNA platform is a tantalizingly simple and transformative technology, scaling the scope of targeting diseases in ways that were previously unimaginable....

13. Coronavirus: Research shows antibodies in 99% of cases even 20 months later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-research-shows-antibodies-in-99-of-cases-even-20-months-later

Coronavirus antibodies show up even 20 months after the disease in almost all organisms that survive Covid-19, according to a new US study. But it is not clear whether they protect against new infections, especially with newer mutations....

14. 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....

15. 'Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-back-life-more-nations-ease-coronavirus-restrictions

Late-night partying at clubs. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Going without masks in public, especially in Europe and North America: Step by step, many countries are easing their COVID-19 restrictions amid hopes the omicron wave may have passed its peak....

16. 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....

17. Booster shots not necessary for under 18s

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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....

18. 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....

19. 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....

20. 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....

21. 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...

22. 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...

23. 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."...

24. 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. ...

25. 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....

26. 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....

27. 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....

28. 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....

29. 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....

30. 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...

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