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17 January, 2022
 

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1. Science wars continue over Cyprus’ DeltaCron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/science-wars-continue-over-cyprus-deltacron

A recent study in Cyprus that made global headlines over a possible discovery of a mutation dubbed DeltaCron has been brought into question, with experts suggesting contamination in the lab could likely explain the new strain’s omicron-like genetic signatures within the delta genomes...

2. Minister of Health reassures public on new 'Deltacron' variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-of-health-reassures-public-on-new-deltacron-variant

Minister of Health Michael Hadjipantela said on Saturday that Deltacron, a new variant of COVID-19 found in Cyprus, was not something to worry about....

3. Blood test could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/blood-test-could-help-detect-cancer-in-people-with-nonspecific-symptoms

Scientists have developed a blood test that could help detect cancer in people with nonspecific symptoms such as unexplained weight loss or fatigue....

4. Coronavirus: Danish scientists see the end of the pandemic in 2 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-danish-scientists-see-the-end-of-the-pandemic-in-2-months

The pandemic will end in two months, according to the head of the Danish State Epidemiological Serum Institute, Dr. Tira Grove Krause....

5. A tsunami of cases and new stricter measures - Epidemiologists mulling the next steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-tsunami-of-cases-and-new-stricter-measures-epidemiologists-mulling-the-next-steps

The arrival of the "Omicron" mutation reportedly coincided with that of the new year, with the daily case numbers announced last week breaking every negative record since the pandemic began....

6. 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...

7. Omicron Mutation: A quiet New Year for dozens of cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-mutation-a-quiet-new-year-for-dozens-of-cities

As the whole world prepares to say goodbye to 2021, a year marked by the pandemic and coronavirus mutations, we are once again canceling massive festive New Year events....

8. '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....

9. FDA: Rapid tests may not be as effective in detecting Omicron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fda-rapid-tests-may-not-be-as-effective-in-detecting-omicron

The rapid coronavirus antigen tests, which have the great advantage of being effective within minutes, are less sensitive to the Omicron mutation than previous ones, US health officials warned on Tuesday....

10. Pandemic: New Year's Eve under consideration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pandemic-new-year-s-eve-under-consideration

Experts are preparing for a difficult winter, what remains of it that is, due to the manifestation of the aggressive Omicron mutation. Like other European countries, Cyprus is experiencing a difficult period, a few days before the new year. ...

11. Cyprus on standby as Christmas cases skyrocket

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-standby-as-christmas-cases-skyrocket

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus went on high alert Monday after 1925 coronavirus cases were announced, confirming local predictions about a spike after Christmas weekend but local experts still needing time to understand the situation better...

12. 'If necessary more measures will be taken to handle Omicron variant', Health Minister says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/if-necessary-more-measures-will-be-taken-to-handle-omicron-variant-health-minister-says

"If necessary we will take measures to manage the Omicron mutation after we confer with our experts", said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas today in statements after the opening of the new wing for post-COVID patients at Eden Resort in Tersefanou village....

13. The number of children ages 5-11 receiving the coronavirus vaccine is increasing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-number-of-children-ages-5-11-receiving-the-coronavirus-vaccine-is-increasing

There is a feeling of optimism when we see the increasing number of children ages 5-11 receiving the coronavirus vaccine, according to Amalia Hatzigianni, Scientific Director of the Larnaca-Famagusta Hospitals....

14. Free covid self-tests beginning Tuesday 21st of December

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/free-covid-self-tests-beginning-tuesday-21st-of-decemeber

From Tuesday, December 21st, free rapid self-tests will be available at Gesy sponsored pharmacies....

15. Inflation in Britain jumped to its highest level in the last 10 years at 5.1%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-in-britain-jumped-to-its-highest-level-in-the-last-10-years-at-5-1

Inflation in Britain has jumped to a 10-year high due to a sharp rise in prices, according to data released on Wednesday on the eve of the Bank of England's decision on interest rates....

16. Pfizer pill: Final data shows it to be 90% effective

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-pill-final-data-shows-it-to-be-90-effective

Pfizer announced on Tuesday that the final analysis for the COVID-19 antiviral pill shows that it is almost 90% effective in preventing hospitalization and preventing death in high-risk patients....

17. UK records first death due to omicron variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-records-first-death-due-to-omicron-variant

The United Kingdom has recorded the first death of a patient infected with the Omicron mutation in the coronavirus, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said, according to Sky News....

18. New health measures announced today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-health-measures-announced-today

The Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela, held a press conference today to announce new mandatory health measures in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus....

19. Omicron loopholes throw Cyprus into chaos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-loopholes-throw-cyprus-into-chaos

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus were in the hot seat after vaccinated students on Friday tested positive for the Omicron variant following a trip abroad, with questions left unanswered as to how the specific situation was handled by authorities...

20. The three cases with the Omicron variant are minors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-three-cases-with-the-omicron-variant-are-minors

As confirmed by the Ministry of Health, three positive cases have been identified in Cyprus, all of which have been infected with the omicron strain of the coronavirus....

21. Cyprus: Vaccination begins next week for ages 5-11

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-vaccination-begins-next-week-for-ages-5-11

A press conference was held today by Dr. Christina Giannaki, General Director of the Ministry of Health, regarding covid vaccinations for children ages 5-11....

22. Restrictions return to Britain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restrictions-return-to-britain

In an attempt to stop the spread of the Omicron mutation, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday the need for the resumption of teleworking, the use of a mask in most enclosed spaces and the presentation of a valid vaccine certificate for entry into clubs....

23. 'The situation as it is is slightly worrying' -Voniatis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-situation-as-it-is-slightly-worrying-voniatis

"The situation as it is so far is slightly worrying," said epidemiologist Dr. Michalis Voniatis to KYPE, adding that with the arrival of Omicron in Cyprus, which according to him is just a matter of time, the cases will skyrocket to four-digit numbers....

24. How far is Cyprus from compulsory vaccination?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-far-is-cyprus-from-compulsory-vaccination

The key to overcoming the pandemic is -according to all those in charge- the increase of vaccination coverage....

25. Vaccine inequality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/vaccine-inequality

The new 'Omicron' mutation is the result of a lack of vaccination solidarity between developed and developing countries, experts and those who had previously called for vaccines to be sent to less privileged countries warn...

26. Stricter measures at all ports of entry, including crossing points this Christmas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stricter-measures-at-all-ports-of-entry-including-crossing-points-this-christmas

Hadjipantelas told the press that both his Ministry and the Scientific community agreed to have mandatory PCR tests at airports, ports and marinas and stricter measures at crossing points....

27. WHO: Omicron poses 'very high' global risk, world must prepare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-omicron-poses-very-high-global-risk-world-must-prepare

The Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally, posing a "very high" global risk of infection surges that could have "severe consequences" in some areas, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday....

28. Cyprus bans foreigners from Omicron countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-foreigners-from-omicron-countries

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on all foreign travelers from specific African countries citing a new coronavirus variant, as the government accelerates efforts to check whether any possible Omicron cases may have found their way into the island...

29. Britain cuts flights from South African countries due to the new mutation of the coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-cuts-flights-from-south-african-countries-due-to-the-new-mutation-of-the-coronavirus

The British government decided on Thursday night to impose travel restrictions on six South African countries due to concerns about the new coronavirus B.1.1529....

30. Coronavirus: The 'antibiotic' that may mark the end of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-the-antibiotic-that-may-mark-the-end-of-the-pandemic

The final clinical trials of the drug with molnupiravir raise significant hopes for antibiotic treatment for those who have already contracted coronavirus,...

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