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1. China eases its zero-covid policy amid protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-eases-its-zero-covid-policy-amid-protests

People in China with mild or asymptomatic coronavirus cases will be allowed to isolate at home, health officials said Wednesday, in a major step away from a strict “zero-Covid” strategy that has constrained daily life for almost three years and recently set off rare nationwide protests....

2. In a first, FDA approves fecal transplants to treat gut disease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-first-fda-approves-fecal-transplant-to-treat-gut-disease

For years scientists have been demonstrating the therapeutic potential of gut microbiota transplants in mice for a variety of medical conditions; now the FDA has approved this procedure for the first time to treat a murderous bacterial infection....

3. China: Protesters are summoned to present their case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-protesters-are-summoned-to-present-their-case

Even though they were not identified during the protests, those who attended this weekend's protests in China have received phone calls from the authorities in recent days....

4. Cyprus takes no chances after cases of bird flu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-first-human-cases-of-bird-flu

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus remain on alert after cases of avian flu have been detected on the island, where two private farm owners are self-monitoring and about a thousand birds are to be killed out of an abundance of caution...

5. Apple supplier apologizes, offers $1400 payout to quell protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apple-supplier-apologizes-offers-$1400-payout-to-quell-protests

Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn has offered payouts of Rmb10,000 ($1,400) to newly recruited staff who elect to leave the iPhone factory and vowed to honour pay agreements, in an attempt to quell unrest after workers violently clashed with police....

6. Cyprus and Greece have the highest antibiotic consumption rates in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-have-the-highest-antibiotic-consumption-rates-in-the-eu

According to recent data from the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Cyprus and Greece have the highest ranking in the union for antibiotic consumption and are among the European Union countries with the highest rates of antimicrobial resistance and burden...

7. Kyriakides: 'The next health crisis will be caused by antibiotic overuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-the-next-health-crisis-will-be-caused-by-antibiotic-overuse

Antimicrobial resistance is “often seen as the next big health crisis”, Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides said in a statement ahead of November 18th, European Antibiotics Awareness Day, commenting on a pan-European survey on antimicrobial resistance which has shown that half of Europeans still incorrectly believe that antibiotics kill viruses....

8. The humble potato may hold key to defeating both hospital superbugs and crop diseases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-humble-potato-may-hold-key-to-defeating-both-hospital-superbugs-and-crop-diseases

The humble potato, which contains a natural antibiotic that destroys harmful bacteria, could hold the key to beating hospital superbugs in the future, according to research from a multinational team of researchers in Europe....

9. COVID: Almost 2800 cases reported since last Friday the 7th of October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-almost-2800-cases-reported-last-week

Cyprus announced two deaths due to COVID-19 with 2,759 new cases detected from 7-13 October....

10. Women account for nearly two-thirds of patients with long Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/women-account-for-nearly-two-thirds-of-patients-with-long-covid-19

According to the most comprehensive study of its kind to date, 63.2 percent of people with long-term Covid-19, or nearly two in three, are women. 6.2% of people with Covid-19 have infection symptoms that last at least three months. 15% of people with long-term Covid-19 have one or more persistent symptoms for at least a year....

11. Coronavirus: Nasal vaccines yielded disappointing results

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-nasal-vaccines-have-yielded-disappointing-results

The initial trial of a nasal vaccine against coronavirus developed by the University of Oxford with funding from the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca resulted in disappointment. ...

12. Overall death rates from Covid to be much lower this winter says ECDC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/overall-death-rates-from-covid-to-be-much-lower-this-winter-says-ecdc

High transmission rates with a low death rate compared to previous waves of the pandemic, is what the models developed by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) project, according to the organization's director, Dr. Andrea Ammon....

13. A total of 29,377 Cypriots have long Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-total-of-29-377-cypriots-have-long-covid

Data collected by the Long Covid Cyprus network of the Cyprus Federation of Patients' Associations from the Health Insurance Organisation showed that by the end of last month, a total of 29,377 people suffered from long covid symptoms....

14. 170,000 flu vaccines on on their way to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/170-000-flu-vaccines-on-on-their-way-to-cyprus

Vaccination against the seasonal flu by GPs is expected to begin within the first ten days of October and Cyprus will receive 170,000 vaccines which are set to arrive Wednesday....

15. 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....

16. Ayia Napa Marina opens its doors to four-legged visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-marina-opens-its-doors-to-four-legged-visitors

The management of Ayia Napa Marina, in the context of serving its visitors and customers and respecting animals, informs that it applies the relevant regulations and best practices regarding the entry of animals into the Marina's premises....

17. Germany to introduce domestic covid measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-to-introduce-domestic-covid-measures

German authorities have said that the country will introduce domestic COVID protective measures in October as they are needed for autumn and winter....

18. Cyprus scrambles after monkeypox patient’s mom speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-as-monkeypox-patient-s-mom-speaks-out

Health ministry officials in the Republic of Cyprus are trying to get their hands on a monkeypox vaccine, after a woman whose infected son was hospitalized told state television there were no drugs for treatment...

19. Former Putin ally hospitalized with rare disorder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-putin-ally-hospitalized-with-rare-disorder

A former Vladimir Putin advisor who resigned and fled Russia shortly after the Ukraine invasion was this weekend hospitalized with a rare disorder that saw him suddenly losing feeling in his hands and legs, The New York Times reported....

20. Covid guidelines for autumn in the works

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-guidelines-for-autumn-in-the-works

The possible arrival of Centaurus, a new Covid subvariant which is more contagious but not more severe, in tandem with the downward trend in infections with the BA.5 subvariant in the last seven days in Cyprus, is not alarming, the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela said on Thursday....

21. 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....

22. Kyriakides: EU states must take preventive steps to deal with Covid-19 in the fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-eu-states-must-take-preventive-steps-to-deal-with-covid-19-in-the-fall

In a letter to each of the 27 EU member states, Stella Kyriakides called on their respective Health Ministers to take preemptive measures in preparation for the autumn season with regard to the coronavirus pandemic, which may include the administration of newly adapted vaccines against the Omicron variant, given the recent increase in Covid cases in the European Union. ...

23. EU recommends second Covid booster for over-60s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-recommends-second-covid-booster-for-over-60s

European Union health agencies on Monday recommended a second Covid-19 booster for everyone above 60 amid a new rise in infections and hospitalizations across Europe....

24. Cyprus reports rise in covid cases from persons who traveled abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-rise-in-covid-cases-from-persons-who-traveled-abroad

The Ministry of Health announced on Sunday that there has been a rise in COVID cases in persons who have traveled outside Cyprus in the past weeks, both tourists and Cypriots alike....

25. Greece: Covid infected tourists no longer required to quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-covid-infected-tourists-no-longer-required-to-quarantine

A new government decision issued by the Greek authorities earlier this week has established that tourists who get infected with the COVID-19 disease while being in Greece will not be required to go into quarantine. ...

26. Epidemiologists pushing for the return of the mask

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/epidemiologists-pushing-for-the-return-of-the-mask

The continuous rise in the number of covid cases is worrisome despite the fact that the number of new infections has yet to result in serious hospitalizations....

27. Cannabis-fed chickens may cut antibiotic use

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cannabis-fed-chickens-may-cut-antibiotic-use-on-thailand-farms

The government of Thailand just removed cannabis from its list of narcotic substances, which they hope will benefit the tourism and pharmaceutical industries....

28. Increase in child hospitalizations due to covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-child-hospitalizations-due-to-covid

An increase in the number of children with COVID admitted to Makarios Hospital has been recorded, according to the head of the Pediatric Clinic, Dr. Avraam Elia, who told CNA this is due to the lifting of all restrictive measures and the Omicron BA5 subvariant....

29. 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...

30. No plan to bring back covid restrictions just yet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-plan-to-bring-back-covid-restrictions-just-yet

There are no thoughts for the time being to bring back restrictions for COVID, Press Advisor of the Ηealth Μinistry, Constantinos Athanasiou, told the Cyprus News Agency, following a hike in positivity rate and cases on Friday....

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