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31. 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....

32. Cyprus reported 6 COVID deaths and 1,971 new cases on Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reported-6-covid-deaths-and-1-971-new-cases-on-sunday

The Cyprus Health Ministry announced on Sunday 6 new deaths from COVID-19 and 1,970 new cases. Hospitalizations came to 270 and the positivity rate is down to 2.07%. Total deaths reached 681 and the number of cases since the pandemic broke out is now 225,738....

33. England to scrap Covid passes by the end of the month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/england-to-scrap-covid-passes-by-the-end-of-the-month

Controversial Covid passes will be scrapped in England this month as the country's Omicron wave continues to collapse, it was claimed today....

34. 'Test to stay' at schools - Details of additional measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/test-to-stay-at-schools-details-of-additional-measures

"The rapid deterioration of epidemiological data recorded in Cyprus in recent weeks due to the predominance of the Omicron variant leaves us no room for complacency....

35. 'No additional measures at this stage'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-additional-measures-at-this-stage

The scheduled meeting between the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee and the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandelas, ended shortly after 16:00 on Tuesday (January 11th) this afternoon....

36. Wrong person gets rapid test result after leaving line

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wrong-person-gets-rapid-test-result-after-delays

Long lines for rapid tests have been reported over the weekend in the Republic of Cyprus, with a mayor of a local town accusing the health ministry of “zero organization” and a woman in the capital who got tired of waiting still getting a result without giving a sample...

37. 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....

38. A total of 28,414 COVID-19 cases in Cyprus during the last 14 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-total-of-28-414-covid-19-cases-in-cyprus-during-the-last-14-days

In the last 14 days (21 December 2021 – 3 January 2022) 28,414 COVID-19 cases have been diagnosed, according to Cyprus National Surveillance Report issued on Friday....

39. Rapid increase in cases in the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-rapid-increase-in-cases-in-the-occupied-territories

There was a rapid increase in cases of coronavirus in the occupied territories, with the "Ministry of Health" announcing on Thursday 1001 new positive cases diagnosed in a 24 hour period, the majority of the cases were acquired locally....

40. Israel adopts a new strategy in the fight against the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-adapts-a-new-strategy-in-the-fight-against-the-pandemic

Israel is changing its quarantine and diagnostic policy in a bid to ensure lasting protection for those vulnerable to the spread of the Omicron variant, the health ministry said....

41. New measures announced today by the Ministry of Health

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

New measures to deal with the spread of the coronavirus were announced today by the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela....

42. Schools are opening despite the outbreak of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-are-opening-despite-the-outbreak-of-the-pandemic

Calls from the public and within the Scientific Advisory Committee for a slight postponement in the opening of schools have not dampened the government's position on their planned return next week. ...

43. Cyprus to get on board with more measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-get-on-board-with-more-measures

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has called on the state’s attorney general to weigh in before a Wednesday Cabinet meeting when additional measures are expected to be announced in response to a surge in coronavirus cases right after the Christmas break...

44. Greek schools to reopen Jan 10, with more Covid-19 testing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-schools-to-reopen-jan-10-with-more-covid-19-testing

Greek schools will reopen January 10, as planned, with increased Covid-19 testing, officials confirmed Tuesday....

45. Greece: Possible reopening of schools with stricter protocols

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-possible-reopening-of-schools-with-stricter-protocols

With Covid-19 infections going through the roof, Greece's Education Ministry plans to tighten testing and restrictions at schools as it is keen to see them reopen on January 10....

46. 'A time to heal' - The events that defined 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-time-to-heal-the-events-that-defined-2021

Did you know that one of the most Googled subjects around the world this year was ‘how to heal’? ...

47. '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....

48. 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....

49. Cyprus heading towards a new climax in Covid infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-heading-towards-a-new-climax-in-covid-infections

Yesterday’s record in daily Covid infections sounded alarm bells in Cyprus, with health experts saying that the authorities need to be vigilant over a potential pandemic climax in the coming days....

50. 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...

51. '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....

52. Updated measures for people arriving from the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/updated-measures-for-people-arriving-from-the-uk

Due to the rapid increase in Omicron cases in the United Kingdom, all passengers entering the Republic of Cyprus from the United Kingdom over the age of 12 and regardless of vaccination coverage or previous illness are required to do the following:...

53. Free rapid self tests available at pharmacies from today (How-to video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/free-rapid-self-tests-available-at-pharmacies-from-today-how-to-video

The Ministry of Health has announced that the distribution of free self-tests from Pharmacies has begun. Citizens can now receive a package of five self-tests each month and are encouraged to test regularly in order to protect both themselves and their loved ones....

54. Council of Ministers meeting this morning to discuss possible new measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/council-of-ministers-meeting-this-morning-to-discuss-possible-new-measures

The Cabinet is meeting this morning to discuss new measures to contain the spread of the Covid pandemic....

55. 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....

56. Rift in pandemic response wide open in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-in-pandemic-response-wide-open-in-cyprus

A rift between scientists and government became more apparent on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with local media saying the health ministry director was even checking the minutes from a meeting to shed light on debate over controversial measures...

57.  Minister furious over fake test result allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-furious-over-allegations-of-fake-test-results

Cyprus Police say they are investigating allegations about local pharmacies issuing fake positive results from rapid tests, with the health ministry warning of permit revocation and criminal prosecution...

58. 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....

59. Free self rapid tests delayed due to Omicron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/free-self-rapid-tests-delayed-due-to-omicron

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has pushed back availability of free rapid self tests to vaccinated persons, with officials saying another week was needed to ensure kits could detect all known variants including Omicron...

60. 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...

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