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1. Cypriot hospital alarmed over covid patient's refusal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-hospital-alarmed-over-covid-patients-refusal

Doctors have consulted hospital lawyers about their options in case they deem intubation as necessary and ordered the patient to undergo an examination by a psychiatrist, who reportedly found the woman to be of sound mind...

2. Germany: Omicron outbreak leads to record high numbers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-omicron-outbreak-leads-to-record-high-numbers

Germany registered more than a hundred thousand cases of Covid infections within the last 24 hours, according to data released early Wednesday. ...

3. In Greece, unvaccinated older people now face monthly fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-greece-unvaccinated-older-people-now-face-monthly-fines

Greece Monday imposed a vaccination mandate for people over age 60, as coverage remains below the European Union average and a recent spike in infections has sustained pressure on hospitals....

4. 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....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. '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....

8. Israel adopts a new strategy in the fight against the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-adapts-a-new-strategy-in-the-fight-against-the-pandemic

Israel is changing its quarantine and diagnostic policy in a bid to ensure lasting protection for those vulnerable to the spread of the Omicron variant, the health ministry said....

9. A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/a-record-4-5-million-americans-quit-their-jobs-in-november

A record 4.5 million Americans voluntarily left their jobs in November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This pushed the quits rate to 3%, matching the high from September....

10. Britain: Rubbish isn't collected, supermarkets shelves are empty and councils slash services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-rubbish-isn-t-collected-supermarkets-shelves-are-empty-and-councils-slash-services

The UK's self-isolation 'farce' means at least 1million people are now stuck at home - crippling many critical services with supermarket shelves emptying, trains canceled, bin collections axed, council services slashed and up to 25 percent of care home staff off work and one in ten NHS staff off sick....

11. Member of scientific committee sees enormous COVID spread if schools reopen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/member-of-scientific-committee-sees-enormous-covid-spread-if-schools-reopen

"If schools reopen on January 10th there will be an enormous spread of COVID-19", Dr. Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific committee on the pandemic told the Cyprus News Agency while expressing the hope that during tomorrow`s meeting with the Health Minister, the right decisions will be made....

12. 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....

13. Minister says Cyprus’ COVID situation manageable

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-cyprus-covid-situation-manageable

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says the government is ready to deal with various contingencies, adding the situation in Cyprus is manageable and not different from other countries that are also seeing a huge rise in cases...

14. Ghislaine Maxwell convicted in Epstein sex abuse case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghislaine-maxwell-convicted-in-epstein-sex-abuse-case

The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted Wednesday of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein....

15. 'The pandemic concerns everyone', said Health Minister as new measures announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-pandemic-concerns-everyone-said-health-minister-as-new-measures-announced

"The pandemic concerns everyone and with more than three thousand cases per day in our small population, it means COVID is threatening each and every one of us", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela announcing the new measures decided upon in an extraordinary session of the cabinet on Wednesday evening....

16. France sees 208,000 cases in 24 hours - Europe's highest-ever daily tally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-sees-208-000-cases-in-24-hours-europe-s-highest-ever-daily-tally

France has recorded 208,000 new Covid infections in the past 24 hours, the highest number seen in Europe throughout the entire pandemic....

17. Cyprus heading towards a new climax in Covid infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-heading-towards-a-new-climax-in-covid-infections

Yesterday’s record in daily Covid infections sounded alarm bells in Cyprus, with health experts saying that the authorities need to be vigilant over a potential pandemic climax in the coming days....

18. 65% of bookings in the hospitality sector were canceled during the holidays

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/65-of-bookings-in-the-hospitality-sector-were-canceled-during-the-holidays

Measures imposed to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic affected traffic in the hospitality sector throughout Cyprus during the holidays. ...

19. Europe continues to be in the deep red on the COVID-19 ECDC map

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-continues-to-be-in-the-deep-red-on-the-covid-19-ecdc-map

The epidemiological situation in the European Union and the European Economic Area remains serious and has not significantly changed, according to the latest epidemiological map on the spread of COVID-19 by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)....

20. Covid safepass in the form of an implanted chip

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/covid-safepass-in-the-form-of-an-implanted-chip

A Swedish start-up company called Epicentre has invented a 'rice-sized' microchip that can be implanted under your skin....

21. 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...

22. German police foil 'anti-vaxxer murder plot' against state premier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-police-foil-anti-vaxxer-murder-plot-against-state-premier

German police said on Wednesday they had uncovered a plot by anti-vaccination activists in Saxony to murder the eastern German state's premiere, adding to concerns about increasingly violent protests over plans for mandatory vaccinations....

23. Joyful moment or risky move? Europe divided over kids' vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joyful-moment-or-risky-move-europe-divided-over-kids-vaccines

As Europe starts vaccinating younger children, countries are pursuing very different strategies in what will be a major test of parents' willingness to get their kids inoculated....

24. A look into how some European states are treating the unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/states

Europe has been thrown into a battle of the fourth wave of the pandemic....

25. Germany readies its air force to transport covid patients to other parts of the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-readies-its-air-force-to-transport-covid-patients-to-other-parts-of-the-country

Germany readied its air force to transfer COVID-19 patients from overwhelmed hospitals in the south as national case numbers rocketed and a new virus variant in South Africa caused widespread alarm....

26. Vaccines do not seem to reduce the risk of 'long Covid-19', according to research

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccines-do-not-seem-to-reduce-the-risk-of-long-covid-19-according-to-research

COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in protecting against serious illness, but they do not protect against "long COVID" in people who become infected despite vaccination, new data show....

27. 35,000 protesters demonstrated against COVID measures in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/35-000-protesters-demonstrate-against-covid-measures-in-austria

Tens of thousands of protesters, many from far-right groups, marched through Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown beginning Monday to contain the country’s skyrocketing coronavirus infections....

28. Austria days away from lockdown of unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-days-away-from-lockdown-of-unvaccinated

Austrians are days away from a first lockdown for anyone not fully vaccinated after record infections were reported across the country....

29. Rift ignites over access to pandemic data in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-ignites-over-access-to-pandemic-data-in-cyprus

A great rift has been taking place within the government’s scientific advisory team in the Republic of Cyprus, with some members demanding more data and a bigger say on policy and others ready to offer their opinions whenever officials need expert advice...

30. Cypriot experts dissent from government decisions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-experts-dissent-from-government-decisions

A frustrated local epidemiologist in Cyprus is calling on the government to reevaluate its latest response to the pandemic, saying politicians are ignoring local data on how vaccinated persons continue to spread the coronavirus...

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