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1. Virus in newborns linked to autism risk, study finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-in-newborns-linked-to-autism-risk-study-finds

A common virus in newborns may significantly increase their risk of developing autism, according to a new study....

2. Cyprus faces growing threat from drug-resistant bugs: Is there hope?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-growing-threat-from-drug-resistant-bugs-is-there-hope

In a bid to tackle a global health challenge, Cyprus is ramping up efforts to reduce the use of antibiotics in its livestock sector. This initiative comes as antimicrobial resistance poses a serious threat worldwide, leading to millions of deaths annually....

3. Cyprus meets trafficking standards, US State Department report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-meets-trafficking-standards-us-state-department-report

The Government of the Republic of Cyprus fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, the State Department said in its report regarding "In Persons Trafficking"....

4. Little penguins dwindle to 120 amid port development threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-penguins-dwindle-to-120-amid-port-development-threats

A once-thriving population of little penguins on a tourist island off Perth’s coast has plummeted to no more than 120 birds, with plans to build a container port in nearby foraging grounds further threatening the survival of the colony....

5. Cyprus to launch e-platform to monitor hospital infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-e-platform-to-monitor-hospital-infections

In a bid to enhance hospital infection monitoring, Cyprus plans to launch a specialized electronic platform by the end of 2025, according to Elizabeth Constantinou, Director of Medical Services at the Ministry of Health. ...

6. Madonna's chair mishap captivates fans worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/madonna-s-chair-mishap-captivates-fans-worldwide

Madonna encountered a memorable moment during her ongoing Celebration Tour, captivating social media with a graceful recovery after falling from her chair during a performance at the Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle....

7. International study finds potential adverse effects from COVID vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-study-finds-potential-adverse-effects-from-covid-vaccines

A recent study examining nearly 100 million vaccinated individuals across eight countries reaffirmed the known links between COVID-19 vaccines and certain adverse effects....

8. Rising flu cases hit Cyprus, 39 hospital admissions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-flu-cases-hit-cyprus-39-hospital-admissions

There is an increase in cases of Influenza A and B in Cyprus and 39 people have been admitted to the hospital, Director of Medical Services and Public Health Services, Elisavet Constantinou, told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday....

9. Pet owner contracts bubonic plague from cat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pet-owner-contracts-bubonic-plague-from-cat

In a rare occurrence, a pet owner in Oregon has contracted the bubonic plague from their cat, marking a concerning instance of the potentially fatal disease emerging in the United States, according to local authorities. ...

10. Health officials warn of rising strep infections – What you need to know

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-officials-warn-of-rising-strep-infections-–-what-you-need-to-know

In response to the increasing cases of Group A Streptococcus, the Medical and Public Health Services of the Ministry of Health have issued a public advisory outlining crucial information about the bacteria and the necessary protective measures....

11. Madonna faces lawsuit over alleged late concert start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/madonna-faces-lawsuit-over-alleged-late-concert-start

Two dedicated Madonna fans, Michael Fellows and Jonathan Hadden, have taken legal action, filing a lawsuit against the pop sensation for a delayed start to her Celebration tour concert at Barclays Center on December 13....

12. Pediatric hospital battles epidemic surge in child respiratory cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pediatric-hospital-battles-epidemic-surge-in-child-respiratory-cases

Makarios Hospital in Nicosia is grappling with over 95% occupancy, primarily treating children with respiratory infections amid an epidemic that recurs in the child population every three to four years, according to Dr. Avraam Elia, Director of the Pediatric Department....

13. Highly infectious bird flu threatens seals in Antarctica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/highly-infectious-bird-flu-threatens-seals-in-antarctica

Scientists are on high alert as a virus shows ominous signs of moving between birds and mammals, sparking concerns of potential mutations in 'spillover events.'...

14. COVID-19: 3 in intensive care, individual cases withheld

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-3-in-intensive-care-individual-cases-withheld

The number of patients hospitalized with coronavirus in public hospitals has reached 92, while according to the spokesman of the OCYPY, Pambos Harilaou, three people are intubated in the Intensive Care Unit....

15. COVID-19 JN.1 sub variant surpasses 3000 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-jn-1-sub-variant-surpasses-3000-cases

Coronavirus outbreaks are increasing in Cyprus and Europe in general, following the emergence of the ''Omicron 2'' JN.1 sub variant....

16. CDC reports rapid spread of JN.1 subvariant, now dominant in the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cdc-reports-rapid-spread-of-jn-1-subvariant-now-dominant-in-the-us

The JN.1 subvariant of COVID-19 has swiftly become the predominant strain in the United States, leading to a surge in new cases, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....

17. Rising hospitalizations and concerns amidst low vaccination rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-hospitalizations-and-concerns-amidst-low-vaccination-rates

Charalambos Charilaou, the Press Representative of OKYPY (Organization of State Health Services), addressed the surge in hospitalizations due to viral pneumonia and the rising number of COVID-19 cases in an interview ...

18. Elderly population hit by surge in COVID hospitalizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-population-hit-by-surge-in-covid-hospitalizations

Sixty people, mostly elderly, are being treated in public hospitals with COVID-19 at the moment, while there is a constant flow of patients with infections, State Health Services Organization (SHSO) spokesperson Charalambos Charilaou told CNA on Wednesday....

19. Makarios Hospital faces surge in pediatric respiratory cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/makarios-hospital-faces-surge-in-pediatric-respiratory-cases

The Makarios Hospital in Cyprus is currently experiencing a bed occupancy rate of over 90%, primarily due to an influx of children with respiratory infections, according to Dr. Avraam Elia, the Director of the hospital's Pediatrics Department....

20. COVID-19 cases surge ahead of festive season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-cases-surge-ahead-of-festive-season

In a recent statement to the Cypriot News Agency, Elizabeth Constantinou, the Director of Medical and Public Health Services, highlighted a surge in confirmed coronavirus cases, ...

21. Cyprus sees uptick in COVID-19 cases amid winter surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-uptick-in-covid-19-cases-amid-winter-surge

Dr. Christos Charalambous, from the Epidemiological Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases Unit of the Health Ministry, reported a slight increase in COVID-19 cases in Cyprus in recent days....

22. Cyprus battles antibiotic overuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-battles-antibiotic-overuse

In a recent press conference, The Pathological Society of Cyprus highlighted the alarming statistic that 1 in 2 citizens annually take antibiotics, leading to Cyprus outpacing other European countries in antibiotic consumption....

23. Dengue fever cases in Cyprus came from abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dengue-fever-cases-in-cyprus-came-from-abroad

Sporadic dengue fever cases have been recorded in Cyprus, Director of Medical and Public Health Services, Dr. Elizabeth Constantinou, told CNA on Thursday, noting that primary infection within the Republic of Cyprus seems to have never occurred....

24. Denmark declares epidemic as mycoplasma pneumoniae surges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denmark-declares-epidemic-as-mycoplasma-pneumoniae-surges

Danish health officials have officially declared an epidemic due to a surge in cases caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae, the same bacteria linked to a recent outbreak in China. ...

25. UNIC research on cruise ship ventilation suggests ways to minimise viral spread

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/unic-research-on-cruise-ship-ventilation-suggests-ways-to-minimise-viral-spread

The study published in Physics of Fluids suggests that simply higher ventilation rates do not result in safer cabin conditions for passengers and crew...

26. Cyprus tops Europe in alarming antibiotic use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tops-europe-in-alarming-antibiotic-use

Cyprus has the dubious honor of being the top consumer of antibiotics in Europe, resulting in its ranking among countries with the highest resistance rates....

27. First case of swine flu strain detected in UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-case-of-swine-flu-strain-detected-in-uk

In a recent development, health officials in the UK have confirmed the detection of a person infected with a strain of flu akin to viruses observed in pigs....

28. WHO sounds alarm on mysterious child respiratory illness in northern China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-sounds-alarm-on-mysterious-child-respiratory-illness-in-northern-china

In response to a respiratory illness affecting children in northern China, the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested ''detailed information'' from Chinese authorities. ...

29. Snow-white kitten rescued from garbage and finds home for Christmas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/snow-white-kitten-rescued-from-garbage-and-finds-home-for-christmas

In a heartwarming holiday rescue, a vigilant garbageman saved a two-day-old snow-white kitten, aptly named Tiny Tim, just moments before being crushed in a garbage truck....

30. Israel's two-truck gamble sparks crisis in Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-s-two-truck-gamble-sparks-crisis-in-gaza

Israel's decision to allow only two tanker trucks of fuel into Gaza each day for the United Nations and communication systems has raised concerns about the impact on crucial services....

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