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1. Measles resurgence sparks concern as two unvaccinated cases emerge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measles-resurgence-sparks-concern-as-two-unvaccinated-cases-emerge

In a concerning development, two cases of measles have been reported in Cyprus, raising alarms among health authorities. The Director of the Pediatric Department at Makarios Hospital,...

2. Pediatric hospital battles epidemic surge in child respiratory cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pediatric-hospital-battles-epidemic-surge-in-child-respiratory-cases

Makarios Hospital in Nicosia is grappling with over 95% occupancy, primarily treating children with respiratory infections amid an epidemic that recurs in the child population every three to four years, according to Dr. Avraam Elia, Director of the Pediatric Department....

3. Rising hospitalizations and concerns amidst low vaccination rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-hospitalizations-and-concerns-amidst-low-vaccination-rates

Charalambos Charilaou, the Press Representative of OKYPY (Organization of State Health Services), addressed the surge in hospitalizations due to viral pneumonia and the rising number of COVID-19 cases in an interview ...

4. Makarios Hospital faces surge in pediatric respiratory cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/makarios-hospital-faces-surge-in-pediatric-respiratory-cases

The Makarios Hospital in Cyprus is currently experiencing a bed occupancy rate of over 90%, primarily due to an influx of children with respiratory infections, according to Dr. Avraam Elia, the Director of the hospital's Pediatrics Department....

5. Denmark declares epidemic as mycoplasma pneumoniae surges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/denmark-declares-epidemic-as-mycoplasma-pneumoniae-surges

Danish health officials have officially declared an epidemic due to a surge in cases caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae, the same bacteria linked to a recent outbreak in China. ...

6. WHO sounds alarm on mysterious child respiratory illness in northern China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-sounds-alarm-on-mysterious-child-respiratory-illness-in-northern-china

In response to a respiratory illness affecting children in northern China, the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested ''detailed information'' from Chinese authorities. ...

7. World-famous artist Botero breathes his last at 91

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-famous-artist-botero-breathes-his-last-at-91

Fernando Botero, the Colombian whose voluptuous pictures and sculptures of overstuffed generals, bishops, prostitutes, housewives and other products of his whimsical imagination made him one of the world’s best-known artists, died Friday in Monaco. He was 91....

8. When drugs for weight and diabetes backfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/when-drugs-for-weight-and-diabetes-backfire

Joanie Knight has a message for anyone considering drugs like Ozempic or Wegovy, which have become popular for the dramatic weight loss they can help people achieve....

9. Sylvio Berlusconi dead at 86

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sylvio-berlusconi-dead-at-86

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has died following a tough battle with leukemia....

10. Greek and Turk connect over tombstone in Istanbul

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-turk-connect-over-tombstone-in-istanbul

Kerem Soyyilmaz knew very little about the 1923 population exchange between Greece and Turkey but felt such a strong urge to investigate after discovering in the summer of 2017 a marble slab with an inscription in Greek...

11. Is China a threat to the European Union?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-china-a-threat-to-the-european-union

The title's question is not rhetorical, and the answer could easily be one word and affirmative. Yes, China poses a threat to the EU. Not so much because of the uncontrollable situation caused by the Covid outbreaks,...

12. Cyprus, EU in a quandary as China eases travel curbs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-in-a-quandary-as-china-eases-travel-curbs

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela has called a meeting to discuss China’s easing curbs on international travel, but there were mixed signals as to what guidelines are being followed at the EU level...

13. Cypriot hospitals swarmed with viral infection cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-public-hospitals-swarmed-viral-infection-cases

State hospitals have witnessed an increased flow of patients with viral infections a spokesman for the State Health Services Organization told CNA, adding that occupancy in all pediatric clinics is particularly high due to viral infections...

14. Increase in child hospitalizations due to covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-child-hospitalizations-due-to-covid

An increase in the number of children with COVID admitted to Makarios Hospital has been recorded, according to the head of the Pediatric Clinic, Dr. Avraam Elia, who told CNA this is due to the lifting of all restrictive measures and the Omicron BA5 subvariant....

15. 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....

16. Expert says testing blindly a waste of money

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/expert-says-testing-blindly-a-waste-of-money

A medical expert in Cyprus says wide-ranging rapid tests on the island have been a waste of money, adding he was in favor of targeted testing but only if it was focused on specific populations and criteria...

17. Former President of Greece Christos Sartzetakis dead at 92

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-president-of-greece-christos-sartzetakis-dead-at-92

Former president Christos Sartzetakis passed away early Thursday morning in a hospital in Athens. He was 92....

18. Boy in Greek ICU after Germany said no

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boy-in-greek-icu-after-germany-said-no

A boy from Cyprus who was denied emergency medical flight to Germany due to immunization concerns about his parents, was on Monday on standby for crucial surgery in Greece, with his father criticizing vaccination requirements but clarifying he was not against measures...

19. COVID-19: US hospital rejects man for heart transplant because he is not vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-us-hospital-rejects-man-for-heart-transplant-because-he-is-not-vaccinated

An American hospital has rejected a patient for a heart transplant because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19, his family has said....

20. Halting progress and happy accidents: How mRNA vaccines were made

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/halting-progress-and-happy-accidents-how-mrna-vaccines-were-made

Skeptics have seized on the rapid development of the vaccines to undermine the public’s trust in them. But the breakthroughs behind the vaccines unfolded over decades as scientists across the world pursued research in disparate areas, never imagining their work would one day come together to tame the pandemic of the century....

21. I'm a Virus Expert and Here's a Sure Sign You've Had COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/i-m-a-virus-expert-and-here-s-a-sure-sign-you-ve-had-covid

The New York Times reports more than 775,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and more than 48 million have had the virus. ...

22. Lack of data stymies booster shot debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lack-of-data-stymies-booster-shot-debate-in-cyprus

Discussion in Cyprus over the possibility of a COVID booster shot ahead of the flu season is still up in the air, with the debate prompting officials to break an embargo on vaccination data of hospitalized patients and reveal that half of the older adult and elderly were vaccinated...

23. Cyprus' main Covid hospital at 96% capacity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-main-covid-hospital-at-96-capacity

The Famagusta general hospital reached 96% capacity on Wednesday, the hospital’s scientific director Amalia Hadjiyianni said....

24. 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....

25. Woman succumbs to virus, two new cases confirmed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-succumbs-to-virus-two-new-cases-confirmed

Two new coronavirus cases emerged on Wednesday, while a woman aged 85, who suffered from underlying health conditions, succumbed to her coronavirus infection raising the coronavirus death toll to 17....

26. 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....

27. Coronavirus death toll rises to seven,confirmed cases rise to 230

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-death-toll-rises-to-six-confirmed-cases-rise-to-230

A 77-year-old coronavirus carrier died on Monday, raising the death toll in the Republic of Cyprus to seven, while 16 more tested positive bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 230....

28. Healthy baby born in Athens from woman infected with Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthy-baby-born-in-athens-from-woman-infected-with-covid-19

The first baby from a woman who tested positive to the novel coronavirus was born in a hospital in Athens on Wednesday, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported Thursday....

29. EU slams Trump’s Europe travel ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-slams-trump-s-europe-travel-ban

The European Union has slammed the new anti-virus travel ban announced by US President Donald Trump, lashing out at an “unilateral” decision taken “without consultation.”...

30. Woman in the north tests negative for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-in-the-north-tests-negative-for-coronavirus

Samples taken from a suspected coronavirus carrier in the north were sent to Turkey for examination, as per the request of the World Health Organization, Turkish Cypriot ‘Health Minister’ Ali Pilli said on Monday. The results came back negative, Turkish Cypriot media reported....

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