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29 January, 2022
 

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1. Doc pleads not guilty in fake vax case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doc-pleads-not-guilty-in-fake-vax-case

A Larnaca doctor accused of defrauding the state in connection with the issuance of COVID vaccination certificates pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple charges including felony conspiracy...

2. Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US businesses

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-halts-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-for-us-businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job....

3. Greece: Private doctors ordered to help with pandemic start work in hospitals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-doctors-ordered-to-help-with-pandemic-start-work-in-hospitals

Greece on Thursday began to requisition the services of pathologists, lung specialists and general practitioners of northern Greece to reinforce the national healthcare system crumbling under the weight of the pandemic....

4. A market-based solution to the anti-vaxxer problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-market-based-solution-to-the-anti-vaxxer-problem

As the world grapples with the fast-spreading Omicron variant and its potentially devastating consequences, a major policy dilemma revolves around how governments might nudge the unvaccinated or partially vaccinated to join the ranks of those who are fully protected....

5. '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....

6. Samsung Healthcare eyes €6 mln Cyprus deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/samsung-healthcare-eyes-€6-mln-cyprus-deal

Medical manufacturing giant Samsung Healthcare is pitching for a record €6 mln deal to supply 55 ultrasound units to state hospitals,...

7. Pebble rocks the tests market

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/biopix-t

Greek startup BIOPIX-T is proceeding with the sale of a portable molecular diagnosis device named “Pebble” ...

8. Woman’s letter probes AIDS phobia in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-s-letter-probes-aids-phobia-in-cyprus

A woman living with HIV in Cyprus has gone public with her ordeal after months of being given the runaround by officials, while shocking details about a recent case include GESY doctors refusing to treat a patient because they had 'no experience with her condition'...

9. Suspected healthcare fraud lands doctor in jail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspected-healthcare-fraud-lands-doctor-in-jail

A Limassol judge has ordered a detained gynecologist to remain in custody for two days, as police investigators examine a complaint by an elderly patient who thought she had her uterus removed by the suspect but later learned it never happened...

10. AI should serve humanity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/ai-should-serve-humanity

Covid-19 is the first real global health crisis in every respect in the history of humanity with more than 212 million people infected, close to 4.5 million deaths and with the issue of collateral damage having been discussed so extensively during this health crisis as if we were on the battlefield – yes, there is a war going on....

11. Greece facing shortage of doctors and healthcare workers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-facing-shortage-of-doctors-and-healthcare-workers

The suspension of unvaccinated doctors and other health workers in effect since September 1 have resulted in personnel shortages across the public health system....

12. Doctor accused of issuing fake vaccine docs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-accused-of-issuing-fake-vaccine-docs

Police are investigating allegations against a doctor in Larnaca, following a complaint in connection with a hospitalized patient whose vaccination record has been brought into question by his relatives...

13. Unvaxxed hospitalization data still sporadic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/data-on-unvaxxed-hospitalizations-still-sporadic

Most hospital admissions for COVID-19 in Cyprus concern unvaccinated cases according to health officials, but basic details on cases regarding infected patients remain sporadic...

14. Crunch time as hospital admissions reach high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/crunch-time-as-hospital-admissions-reach-high

Worst case scenarios and emergency staffing are once again the topic of discussion among health experts in Cyprus, with hospitalizations reaching new records for summer at a time when medics are taking vacation...

15. Cyprus expecting 60,000 Covid doses this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-expecting-60-000-doses-this-week

16. SMS system returns as Cyprus enters three-week lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sms-system-returns-as-cyprus-enters-three-week-lockdown

Cyprus Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou announced the new restrictions agreed upon by the Cabinet on Friday, which include a clampdown on unnecessary movements, and social and professional gatherings....

17. Cabinet locked into partial lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-locked-into-partial-lockdown

A partial lockdown is expected to go into effect in the Republic of Cyprus some time after Friday, when the President’s Cabinet will decide on new measures to fight further spread of the coronavirus through the end of the month...

18. A timeline of the coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-timeline-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic-in-cyprus

The coronavirus pandemic in Cyprus, which kicked off mildly at first with double-digit daily new cases before the second wave sent the island into unprecedented terrain with hundreds of daily new cases and the healthcare system ready to give in at any given time, can be generally divided into four stages. ...

19. Healthcare system nearing its limits, Health Minister warns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthcare-system-nearing-its-limits-health-minister-warns

The surge in coronavirus patients has begun to put intense pressure on the healthcare system, with the Health Ministry and State Health Services (Okypy) already working on a plan to restructure how hospitals will deal with the steady influx of coronavirus patients....

20. New measures announced, 9pm curfew imposed islandwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-9pm-curfew-imposed-islandwide

Health minister Constantinos Ioannou on Friday announced the Cabinet’s decisions on the new restrictions that will affect the Republic of Cyprus in December, with the starkest among them being an island-wide 9pm curfew....

21. Israeli medical complex coming to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-medical-complex-coming-to-cyprus

A huge undertaking in Cyprus’ medical industry has been announced, with a local company saying they reached an agreement with Israel’s Hadassah Medical to set up a network of hospitals offering diagnostic, rehabilitative, and assisted living care on the island...

22. Cyprus suspends freedom of assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-freedom-of-assembly

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on public gatherings, including the right to a peaceful assembly, saying high risks of spreading the coronavirus could take a toll on the country’s healthcare system...

23. Consumables suspected after cataract fail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/consumables-suspected-after-cataract-complications

Cypriot health officials are trying to find out what caused a serious infection to eight patients who had cataract surgery in Nicosia last week, with reports suggesting medical consumables may have introduced a dangerous bacterium that could cause loss of eyesight or worse...

24. EY Cyprus Platinum Sponsor at first Cyprus Forum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-platinum-sponsor-at-the-first-cyprus-forum

25. 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....

26. Cyprus enters second phase of GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-enters-second-phase-of-gesy

After a long a protracted internal battle in the Republic of Cyprus, the implementation of the second and final phase of the country’s first and only General Health System begins on Monday...

27. 42 private hospitals join phase two of Gesy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/42-private-hospitals-join-phase-two-of-gesy

The full rollout of the island’s universal healthcare system (Gesy) on Monday will take place with the participation of 42 private hospitals, with the Health Insurance Organization on Friday expressing its content after two large Nicosia hospitals, the Apollonion and Aretaeio, agreed to participate....

28. Lifting restrictions signal progress, but concerns high over relapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lifting-of-restrictions-sign-of-progress-but-concerns-high-over-relapse

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou said Wednesday that with the island moving toward recovering from the coronavirus outbreak, the gradual lifting of measures set to begin next week is a testament of the progress being made, but it also a source of intense concern over a potential relapse....

29. Full rollout of General Health System to be delayed three months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/full-rollout-of-general-health-system-to-be-delayed-three-months

With state hospitals busy wrestling with the island’s coronavirus outbreak, the full rollout of the General Health System, initially planned for June, won’t be taking place until September....

30. Collective efforts paying off as 15 new COVID-19 cases announced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/collective-efforts-paying-off-as-15-new-covid-19-cases-announced

Coronavirus cases in the Republic of Cyprus reached 750 on Friday after the Health Ministry confirmed that 15 more had tested positive....

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