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1. EU court rules against secrecy in COVID-19 vaccine contracts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-court-rules-against-secrecy-in-covid-19-vaccine-contracts

The European Commission was wrong to limit public access to certain details in contracts for COVID-19 vaccines, according to a ruling from the EU's second-highest court on Thursday....

2. AstraZeneca requests withdrawal of European authorization for COVID-19 vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/astrazeneca-requests-withdrawal-of-european-authorization-for-covid-19-vaccine

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has formally requested the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to withdraw the European authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine, Vaxzevria, as confirmed by the EU medicines regulator....

3. International study finds potential adverse effects from COVID vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-study-finds-potential-adverse-effects-from-covid-vaccines

A recent study examining nearly 100 million vaccinated individuals across eight countries reaffirmed the known links between COVID-19 vaccines and certain adverse effects....

4. COVID-19 Novavax vaccine now available for 18 and older

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-novavax-vaccine-now-available-for-18-and-older

As of Thursday 21/12/2023, the Nuvaxovid HBV.1.5 COVID-19 vaccine by Novavax will be available for people over 18 years of age, the Ministry of Health said in a statement....

5. Over 215M COVID vaccines trashed, €4B down the drain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-over-215m-covid-vaccines-trashed-€4b-down-the-drain

In a concerning revelation, European countries have disposed of more than 215 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, originally procured at the peak of the pandemic....

6. Pfizer doubles price of lifesaving COVID-19 drug to $1,390

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pfizer-doubles-price-of-lifesaving-covid-19-drug-to-$1-390

The price of the lifesaving COVID-19 antiviral medication Paxlovid will more than double as the United States transitions out of the emergency phase of the pandemic, drugmaker Pfizer said Wednesday....

7. Ireland's tax policies fill sovereign fund coffers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ireland-s-tax-policies-fill-sovereign-fund-coffers

Countries like Saudi Arabia, Norway, and Chile have long established their own sovereign-wealth funds....

8. Real estate boom in Greece and Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/real-estate-boom-in-greece-and-cyprus

The real estate landscapes of Greece and Cyprus are undergoing significant transformations, with both nations showcasing promising growth and recovery. However, beneath the surface of these top-line numbers, there are underlying challenges and disparities that need to be addressed....

9. 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. ...

10. Officials unveil bold dual vaccination strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-unveil-bold-dual-vaccination-strategy

Cyprus' Ministry of Health has unveiled its vaccination strategy for the upcoming fall/winter season, targeting COVID-19 and seasonal influenza. Key highlights include:...

11. EU approves updated COVID-19 vaccine to combat new variants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-approves-updated-covid-19-vaccine-to-combat-new-variants

The European Commission gave the green light on Thursday to an updated COVID-19 vaccine called Comirnaty XBB.1.5, which has been tweaked by BioNTech-Pfizer to tackle new variants of the virus. ...

12. 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....

13. Pfizer's value sinks $144B on COVID changes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pfizer-s-value-sinks-$144b-on-covid-changes

Pfizer has lost $88billion in market share and $144billion in value since its market peak in just one year as the drugmaker suffers a major hangover from the success of its COVID vaccine....

14. Revolutionary cancer drug kills all solid tumors, leaves healthy cells intact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/revolutionary-cancer-drug-kills-all-solid-tumors-leaves-healthy-cells-intact

Scientists have developed a holy grail cancer drug that kills all solid cancer tumors while leaving other cells unharmed....

15. Government asks House for money to pay for unbought vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-asks-house-for-money-to-pay-for-unbought-vaccines

The House finance committee met on Monday to discuss a supplementary budget that would include additional funds to buy more COVID vaccines but also pay fines for fewer orders due to low demand...

16. Revolutionary mRNA vaccine boosts skin cancer treatment by 65%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/revolutionary-mrna-vaccine-boosts-skin-cancer-treatment-by-65

In a mid-stage trial, Moderna Inc and Merck & Co announced on Monday that the addition of their experimental mRNA-based vaccine has shown a 65% reduction in the risk of spreading the deadliest form of skin cancer when used in combination with immunotherapy alone....

17. Mixed messages as Cyprus offers boosters to visitors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mixed-messages-as-cyprus-offers-boosters-to-visitors

The Republic of Cyprus is offering to vaccinate short-term foreign visitors against the coronavirus, but the government’s position on booster shots remained unclear in the wake of recent revelations through the Twitter Files about discussions on natural immunity...

18. Covid vaccinations begin for children aged 6 months to 4 years old

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-vaccinations-begin-for-children-aged-6-months-to-4-years-old

Vaccination centers for babies and infants, from 6 months to 4 years of age, will be operational from Tuesday, November 22, the Ministry of Health has said....

19. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

20. EU commissioner defends deal on older vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-defends-deal-on-older-vaccines

Health commissioner Stella Kyriakides went on Cypriot state radio on Monday calling on EU citizens to get vaccinated with booster shots already made available to member states, a position she defended amid growing social and scientific doubt about a procurement strategy that included cozy texts between pharmaceutical companies and the bloc’s executives...

21. 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....

22. Moderna sues Pfizer for patent infringement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-sues-pfizer-for-patent-infringement

Moderna on Friday filed patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech "for infringing patents central to (its) mRNA technology platform," the company said in a news release Friday....

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. 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...

25. Moderna asks US authorization of COVID shots for kids under 6

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-asks-us-authorization-of-covid-shots-for-kids-under-6

Moderna Inc. said on Thursday it asked U.S. regulators to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine for children under the age of 6, which would make it the first shot against the coronavirus available for those under 5-years-old....

26. Study: Heart inflammation more prevalent among vaccinated than unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-heart-inflammation-more-prevalent-among-vaccinated-than-unvaccinated

Heart inflammation requiring hospital care was more common among people who received COVID-19 vaccines than those who did not, according to a new study of tens of millions of Europeans....

27. Cyprus abolishes flight pass and country categorizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-abolishes-flight-pass-and-country-categorizations

As of April 18, 2022, travelers will no longer be required to fill out the Cyprus Flight Pass when entering Cyprus. The move comes after tourist organizations called on the government to abolish the Flight pass, noting that Cyprus would be left behind other countries that had already made the move. ...

28. EMA: No evidence to support a fourth covid shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ema-no-evidence-to-support-a-fourth-covid-shot

EU health agencies said on Wednesday there was no evidence to support the use of a fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna in the general population, but they recommend a second booster for people aged 80 and above....

29. WHO is examining potential hearing problems linked to Covid vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-examining-potential-hearing-problems-linked-to-covid-vaccines

The World Health Organization is examining rare reports of hearing loss and other auditory issues following Covid-19 vaccinations....

30. New Vaccine Findings Pose Tough Questions for Parents of Young Children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vaccine-findings-pose-tough-questions-for-parents-of-young-children

For American parents, particularly those with young children, the last couple of months have been dizzying and beyond frustrating....

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