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1. Cypriots indifferent to getting 4th dose of covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-indifferent-to-getting-4th-dose-of-covid-vaccine

Vaccination centers in Cyprus are experiencing a low turnout in the past two weeks for people wanting to get the 4th dose of the updated covid vaccine. So far, only 1,119 people have been vaccinated since 20 September, when vaccinations for the booster/4th dose began....

2. EU Health Commissioner says no time to waste on vaccination strategies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-says-no-time-to-waste-on-vaccination-strategies

EU Commissioner for Health, Stella Kyriakides, has underlined that member states need to move ahead with new vaccination strategies against COVID-19, utilizing the new adapted vaccines, and stressed that there is “no time to waste”,...

3. EMA greenlights tailored vaccines for COVID19 mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ema-greenlights-tailored-vaccines-for-covid19-mutations

The European Medicines Agency has given a positive opinion on the use of the first two variant-adapted COVID-19 booster vaccines, produced by BioNTech-Pfizer (Comirnaty) and Moderna (Spikevax) to protect against the Omicron BA.1 subvariant....

4. Covid plan for the fall still being hammered out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-plan-for-the-fall-still-being-hammered-out

The meeting between the Minister of Health, Michael Hadjipantela, and members of the Scientific Advisory Committee, during which a COVID pre-emptive plan for the fall was discussed, ended earlier today resulting in the following statement from the Minister on the issues that will be addressed for the fall season and beyond....

5. 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....

6. Covid cases have increased up to 34% in some EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-have-increased-up-to-34-in-some-eu-countries

The increase of COVID-19 cases in some countries of Europe since last week has been up to 34%, EU Health and Food Security Commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, told Cypriot journalists covering the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg, on Tuesday....

7. Why the spike in covid cases now?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-the-spike-in-covid-cases-now

For the third consecutive week, there has been a recorded spike in the number of positive covid cases in Cyprus. Last Friday's weekly report showed a 50% increase followed by an additional 3,500 positive cases which were reportedly detected from Saturday to noon on Tuesday....

8. NIPD GENETICS announces the Haemophilia and Thrombosis Panel to be offered as a stand-alone panel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nipd-genetics-announces-the-haemophilia-and-thrombosis-panel-to-be-offered-as-a-stand-alone-panel

As part of the commitment to continuous improvement of products and services, NIPD Genetics announces today that the Rodinia Haemophilia and Thrombosis Add-on Panel can now be selected as a Stand-alone Panel. ...

9. The mandatory use of masks will soon be abolished

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-mandatory-use-of-masks-will-soon-be-abolished

Minister of Health Michalis Hatjipantela sees a summer without health restrictions. In his interview with KATHIMERINI on Sunday, the Minister of Health said that the summer should go by without problems or restrictions if no new variants of the Omicron mutation appear....

10. Plastic waste could be a thing of the past thanks to a new enzyme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plastic-waste-could-be-a-thing-of-the-past-thanks-to-a-new-enzyme

Plastic waste dumped in landfills could be cleared sooner than expected after engineers developed an enzyme that can break it down in just a few hours....

11. Cyprus 'very close' to ending all covid restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-very-close-to-ending-all-covid-restrictions

The Cypriot government is ‘very close’ to ending all coronavirus restrictions according to health minister, who says hospitalizations were down significantly in the last couple of days...

12. NIPD GENETICS announces new ForeSENTIA panel to include tumor mutational burden biomarker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nipd-genetics-announces-new-foresentia-panel-to-include-tumor-mutational-burden-biomarker

NIPD Genetics announces the launch of a new ForeSENTIA tumor profile panel, Pan-Cancer Plus, which includes the analysis of the genomic biomarker Tumor Mutational Burden (TMB). ...

13. Covid boosters continue to protect most people for many months, perhaps years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-boosters-continue-to-protect-most-people-for-many-months-perhaps-years

According to a flurry of new studies, it looks as if Covid boosters will continue to protect most people from serious illness and death for many months, and perhaps even years — which means we probably won’t need to line up for another shot anytime soon....

14. Scientists no longer dismissive of Deltacron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-no-longer-dismissive-of-deltacron

Scientists are no longer dismissive of Deltacron, a merger of two coronavirus variants first pointed out by a Cypriot scientist, with British media reporting on a strain that appears after all to have evolved in someone who caught both at the same time...

15. Coronavirus: Research shows antibodies in 99% of cases even 20 months later

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-research-shows-antibodies-in-99-of-cases-even-20-months-later

Coronavirus antibodies show up even 20 months after the disease in almost all organisms that survive Covid-19, according to a new US study. But it is not clear whether they protect against new infections, especially with newer mutations....

16. EU: Taking the first steps to freedom and the arguments for relaxation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-taking-the-first-steps-to-freedom-and-the-arguments-for-relaxation

The de-escalation of the health crisis brings further relaxation of measures in Europe. In Spain, from Thursday, citizens will be able to walk outdoors without masks. The measure was imposed in mid-December in order to reduce the risk of "Omicron"....

17. MSD pill: How many Cypriots received it and how many were hospitalized

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/msd-pill-how-many-cypriots-received-it-and-how-many-were-hospitalized

More and more drugs are being included in doctors' inventories in order to deal with the pandemic. At the moment, at the European level, eight are available - pills and monoclonal antibodies - which Cyprus has taken care to secure....

18. It is possible that the spike in coronavirus cases is due to the Omicron 2

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-is-possible-that-the-spike-in-coronavirus-cases-is-due-to-the-omicron-2

The rise in the number of coronavirus cases observed in recent days could be due to the Omicron 2, member of the Scientific Advisory Committee and Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia Medical School, Dr. Petros Karayiannis told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) on Wednesday....

19. Freedom of movement within the EU will no longer be regulated by country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-of-movement-within-the-eu-will-no-longer-be-regulated-by-country-of-origin

After calls to simplify COVID travel rules within the EU, EU Ministers meeting at the General Affairs Council in Brussels agreed on Tuesday that the three main criteria for travel within the EU will be vaccination status, covid test results or recovery certificates....

20. Molnupiravir now available in Cyprus as of today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/molnupiravir-now-available-in-cyprus-as-of-today

MSD's oral antiviral medicine Molnupiravir/Lagevrio, will be available only with a prescription from Monday, 17 January, according to the Ministry of Health in Cyprus....

21. 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...

22. 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....

23. 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....

24. 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....

25. 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....

26. 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...

27. 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....

28. '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....

29. 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....

30. 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. ...

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