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24 September, 2020
 

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1. EU reaches vaccine deal with AstraZeneca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-reaches-vaccine-deal-with-astrazeneca

The Cyprus-born EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety announced Thursday the EU’s first vaccine deal, reached with the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, for a quantity of up to 400 million doses of the vaccine under development....

2. EU raises its bet on blood plasma in search for Covid-19 treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-raises-its-bet-on-blood-plasma-in-search-for-covid-19-treatment

The European Union wants to fast-track funding to treat Covid-19 patients with blood plasma collected from survivors, an EU document seen by Reuters shows, in a sign of the bloc’s growing confidence in the experimental treatment....

3. Remdesivir set to become Europe's first COVID-19 therapy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remdesivir-set-to-become-europe-s-first-covid-19-therapy

Doctors in Europe will soon be able to treat COVID-19 patients with Gilead’s antiviral drug, remdesivir, after the healthcare regulator’s endorsement put it on track to become the first therapy for the disease on the continent....

4. Cyprus must remain successful in battle against virus, Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-must-remain-successful-in-battle-against-virus-health-minister-says

Cyprus has been successful so far in controlling COVID-19 but needs to remain so, said Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou, noting that the EU must improve the overall quality of its healthcare services to be better positioned to deal with issues like COVID-19 in the future....

5. EU unveils virus exit roadmap, hoping to avoid more chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-unveils-virus-exit-roadmap-hoping-to-avoid-more-chaos

The European Union moved Wednesday to head off a chaotic and potentially disastrous easing of restrictions that are limiting the spread of the coronavirus, warning its 27 nations to move very cautiously as they return to normal life and base their actions on scientific advice....

6. We will defeat our shared pandemic enemy and rise stronger in its wake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/we-will-defeat-our-shared-pandemic-enemy-and-rise-stronger-in-its-wake

The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against Covid-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new U.S. technical and material assistance arrives in hospitals and labs around the world. These efforts, in turn, build on a decades-long foundation of American expertise, generosity, and planning that is unmatched in history....

7. Cyprus in the mix as world seeks cure

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-in-the-mix-as-world-seeks-cure

An Israeli military aircraft has delivered five tons of chloroquine to Cyprus this week, amid reports of secret wars over limited access to the drug but also uncertainty over its effectiveness in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic...

8. Man breaks quarantine in search of meds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/infected-man-breaks-quarantine-in-search-of-meds

Health officials in Cyprus were perturbed over an incident when a self-quarantined man infected with the Covid-19 disease went out to local pharmacies in search of chloroquine, an existing drug that is still open to debate around the world...

9. Cyprus okays drugs with one big caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-okays-drugs-with-one-big-caveat

The Cypriot health minister says a special committee is moving forward with procedures to make drugs available against the COVID-19 disease, while warning that no medicines have been approved for treatment of the novel coronavirus...

10. Over four thousand Covid-19 tests conducted so far

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-4000-covid-19-test-conducted-so-far

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics has carried out over 4,000 coronavirus tests so far, its Chief Executive Medical Director Leonidas Phylactou told the Cyprus News Agency on Thursday, adding that samples are continuously arriving at the Institute for tests....

11. Covid-19 cases jump to 97

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-cases-jump-to-97

Confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 97 in the Republic of Cyprus after two more tested positive on Monday, with one of the new cases involving a doctor at the Limassol General Hospital....

12. EU drugs regulator say no shortages yet, steering group to monitor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-drugs-regulator-say-no-shortages-yet-steering-group-to-monitor

The European Union’s healthcare regulator said that no drug shortages or supply disruptions have been reported in the region but that an EU steering group had convened to prevent supply bottlenecks due to the coronavirus outbreak....

13. Driver in deadly crash jailed until trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-in-deadly-crash-jailed-until-trial

A Russian man, who is facing life in prison in connection with a fatal highway crash last week, was denied bail on Friday and shall remain behind bars until his arraignment in late March...

14. New EU health commissioner readies plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-eu-health-commissioner-readies-plan

Cyprus’ new Commissioner to the European Commission Stella Kyriakides has outlined the goals and priorities for the Health and Food Safety portfolio at a meeting held on Wednesday with Cypriot journalists...

15. More than 1000 pharmaceuticals on GHS list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ghs-to-publish-pharmacy-list

16. Pharmacists opt in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pharmacists-opt-in

A vote by the Cyprus Pharmaceutical Association on Wednesday gave the final nod for private pharmacists to join GESY, the biggest healthcare overhaul in Cyprus...

17. Family lawyers up in unexplained flu death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/family-lawyers-up-in-unexplained-flu-death

The family of 34-year-old Stavros Georgiou, a healthy man who was recently in and out of the hospital until his untimely death, filed a medical negligence complaint through their lawyer...

18. Police raid Nicosia race club

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-raid-nicosia-race-club

Immigration police and state veterinary officials raided Nicosia’s race club on Thursday in a massive sweep operation...

19. Couple arrested for running cannabis side business

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-arrested-for-running-cannabis-side-business

A Paralimni couple in their early 60’s is under arrest for possession of 2.5 kilos of cannabis and other drugs as well as selling medicines without a licence...

20. More Turkish Cypriots seek higher wages in the south

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriots-seek-higher-wages-in-the-south

Reports in the northern part of the island show the devaluation of the Turkish lira and higher wages in the south are driving more Turkish Cypriots to seek employment in the Republic of Cyprus...

21. Cyprus recalls unsuitable medical drugs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-recalls-unsuitable-medical-drugs

A number of high blood pressure and heart drugs containing an ingredient made in China are being recalled across Europe after officials discovered an impurity that may cause cancer...

22. Cypriot drug companies accused of price gouging

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-drug-companies-accused-of-price-gouging

A patients advocate group is accusing pharmaceutical agents of jacking up prices of non-prescription medication to cover their losses following mandatory price drops in certain prescribed medicines...

23. Customs boost petrol inspections from the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/customs-boost-petrol-inspections-from-the-north

The Customs Department says it will intensify inspections at crossing points to crack down on gasoline bought in the north of the island, warning that officials could confiscate containers and even impound vehicles if there is a law violation...

24. Greek Cypriot drivers cross north to fill ’er up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriot-drivers-cross-north-to-fill-er-up

Greek Cypriot gas station owners are feeling the squeeze as many vehicle owners cross north to get petrol, causing up to 70% losses in the south...

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