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1. 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. ...

2. UN expert accuses Israel of starving Palestinians

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-expert-accuses-israel-of-starving-palestinians

The UN's top expert on the right to food, Michael Fakhri, accuses Israel of deliberately starving Palestinians, labeling it as both war crimes and genocide....

3. Ministry unveils enhanced vaccination drive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-unveils-enhanced-vaccination-drive

Starting Monday, May 2, 2024, the Ministry of Health has revealed a comprehensive update to the vaccination campaign targeting COVID-19 and influenza across the nation....

4. Global economy faces worst 5-year period in 30 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/global-economy-faces-worst-5-year-period-in-30-years

The World Bank projects a sluggish global economy from 2020 to 2025, marking the worst five-year period in the last three decades....

5. 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....

6. 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....

7. 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....

8. Larnaca takes on mosquito menace as residents warned to drain trouble spots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-takes-on-mosquito-menace-as-residents-warned-to-drain-trouble-spots

Municipal authorities in Larnaca are intensifying systematic mosquito spraying efforts as residents are found neglecting areas conducive to mosquito breeding. ...

9. HIV patients denied care, forced to halt medication

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hiv-patients-denied-care-forced-to-halt-medication

In 2023, although HIV is no longer contagious, HIV-positive patients in Cyprus continue to face marginalization and social exclusion when taking medication....

10. Minister reveals startling quadrupling of cocaine users in two decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-reveals-startling-quadrupling-of-cocaine-users-in-two-decades

The Minister of Justice and Public Order, Anna Koukkides Procopiou, revealed a significant rise in cocaine use in Cyprus, with the number of users estimated to have quadrupled in the past two decades....

11. Bedbug infestation sparks unusual scene in the City of Lights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bedbug-infestation-sparks-unusual-scene-in-the-city-of-lights

A video has surfaced showing multiple mattresses piled up and littering a street in Paris, France, amid a current bedbug infestation....

12. Nobel Prize honors pioneers of mRNA vaccine technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nobel-prize-honors-pioneers-of-mrna-vaccine-technology

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to a pair of scientists who developed the technology that led to the mRNA Covid vaccines. ...

13. Infectious diseases spike after storm Daniel hits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/infectious-diseases-spike-after-storm-daniel-hits

Health authorities are closely monitoring citizens’ visits to medical units in the areas affected by storm Daniel in order to detect and pre-empt potential outbreaks of infectious diseases....

14. West Nile virus makes 2023 debut in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/west-nile-virus-makes-2023-debut-in-cyprus

The Ministry of Health and the Public Health Services have been informed about the existence of the first case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Cyprus for 2023....

15. New COVID vaccine meets Eris variant challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-covid-vaccine-meets-eris-variant-challenge

A new COVID vaccine is due out next month, but health experts and analysts say it is likely to be coolly received even as hospitalizations from "Eris", a variant of the Omicron form of the coronavirus, rise around the country....

16. Paphos: Vacation tragedy linked to medical mishap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-linked-to-bottled-water-a-tragic-case

"The bottled water he drank in Paphos (combined with the inadequate medical care he received) was the reason for the infection that caused his death." Vacation Tragedy: Bottled Water and Medical Error Led to UK Tourist's Death" Subtitle: "Coroner's Inquest Reveals Untreated Water Contamination and Medication Mishap"...

17. Experts confront the menace of feline coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-confront-the-menace-of-feline-coronavirus

18. Climate change threatens tourism as tourism impacts climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-two-ways-about-it-climate-change-threatens-tourism-as-tourism-impacts-climate-change

Coastal erosion, rising sea levels, increased temperatures, sea disturbances, and storms, as well as the reduction of freshwater supply, are some of the consequences of climate change....

19. Cyprus tackles alarming rates of antibiotic consumption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tackles-alarming-rates-of-antibiotic-consumption

Cyprus is facing a serious problem with the consumption of antibiotic drugs and is now implementing a surveillance program on antibiotic prescriptions in outpatient health care in collaboration with the Health Insurance Organization....

20. ChatGPT shares grim predictions of how humanity could be wiped out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chatgpt-shares-grim-predictions-of-how-humanity-could-be-wiped-out

As tech experts warn that the rapid evolution of artificial intelligence could threaten humanity, OpenAI's ChatGPT weighed in with its own predictions on how humanity could be wiped off the face of the Earth....

21. Death toll from flu cases at 14, including an 8 year old girl

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-from-flu-cases-at-14-including-an-8-year-old-girl

Fourteen people have died from Influenza in Cyprus this winter, among them an 8-year-old girl, who passed away at the Limassol General Hospital, after being treated in the Intensive Care Unit....

22. COVID origin debate back in the news

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-origin-debate-back-in-the-news

A new classified report in the United States says COVID-19 was probably the result of a laboratory leak, fueling further debate on the origins of the pandemic as a House subcommittee prepares to tackle the issue that has divided the world politically and scientifically...

23. Cyprus signs WHO office agreement this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-signs-who-office-agreement-this-week

The agreement on establishing the World Health Organization Country Office in Cyprus will be signed on Friday between the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela, and WHO Regional Director, Dr Hans Kluge...

24. Travelers affected by COVID curbs may be entitled to compensation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/travelers-affected-by-covid-curbs-may-be-entitled-to-compensation

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that all travelers whose package travel has been affected by measures imposed to fight the Coronavirus pandemic may be entitled to a reduction in the travel price....

25. Directives and recommendations to passengers due to Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/directives-and-recommendations-to-passengers-due-to-covid

The Ministry of Health has issued European Union directives and recommendations to passengers and airport and airline staff travelling to EU/EEA countries...

26. Four year old with strep throat transferred to Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-year-old-with-strep-throat-transferred-to-israel

27. Streptococcus A: 'Too risky to move child'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/streptococcus-a-too-risky-to-move-child

The Ministry of Health is on standby to provide any necessary service in relation to the 4-year-old girl, who is being treated intubated in the Intensive Care Unit of Makarios Hospital, as she suffers from Streptococcus A, ...

28. Cyprus on alert after first case of Strep A

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-alert-after-first-case-of-strep-a

The Republic of Cyprus announced on Monday its first case of Group A streptococcus, prompting officials to summon a physician from Israel to assess the medical condition of a little girl who is intubated in Nicosia...

29. 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...

30. Health Ministry: Newly arrived migrants in Cyprus are fully screened

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-newly-arrived-migrants-in-cyprus-are-fully-screened

The Ministry of Health is conducting all necessary examinations on newly arrived immigrants in the country, according to Health Minister Michael Hadjipantelas....

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