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1. Directives and recommendations to passengers due to Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/directives-and-recommendations-to-passengers-due-to-covid

The Ministry of Health has issued European Union directives and recommendations to passengers and airport and airline staff travelling to EU/EEA countries...

2. Greeks and Turks square off over Aegean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greeks-and-turks-square-off-over-aegean-flights

US calls to deescalate tension in the Aegean fell on deaf ears as NATO allies Greece and Turkey continued to trade accusations during Christmas, with Ankara accusing Athens of harassing Turkish aircraft and the Greek prime minister talking about a troublemaker neighbor...

3. Turkey singing the same old song

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-singing-the-same-old-song

In a letter dated June 5, 1963, and addressed to the elderly Turkish prime minister Ismet Inonu, US President Lyndon Johnson sought to avert a military invasion of Cyprus by threatening that in the case of a Soviet attack, the United States and NATO would not come to Ankara’s aid....

4. Freedom Day in the UK from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-day-in-the-uk-from-today

England woke up to freedom today after nearly two years of crippling on-off lockdowns as all emergency Covid laws introduced to tackle the pandemic ended at midnight....

5. Second package of self-test kits available until Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-package-of-self-test-kits-available-until-thursday

The Ministry of Health announced that the second package of self-test kits will be available to citizens until Thursday and that the distribution of a third kit will begin Friday....

6. 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....

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. Joyful moment or risky move? Europe divided over kids' vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/joyful-moment-or-risky-move-europe-divided-over-kids-vaccines

As Europe starts vaccinating younger children, countries are pursuing very different strategies in what will be a major test of parents' willingness to get their kids inoculated....

10. Cyprus announces measures to ‘save Christmas’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-announces-measures-to-‘save-christmas

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has approved more pandemic measures ahead of the holiday season, including state subsidies for self tests for vaccinated individuals, while those who have not received the jab will need to pay if they want to want to screen for the bug in the comfort of their own home...

11. Investigation into toxic substance found in nasal swabs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigation-into-toxic-substance-found-in-nasal-swabs

The Minister of Health is in contact with the Attorney General and the Chief of Police to investigate reports that a toxic substance was found in the swabs used to perform rapid tests....

12. Online appointment platform opens for booster Covid vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/online-appointment-platform-opens-for-booster-covid-vaccines

Greece is making a Covid-19 booster vaccine available to an estimated 285,000 people belonging to vulnerable groups from Tuesday,...

13. Virus expert says Cyprus is doing it wrong

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/virus-expert-says-cyprus-is-doing-it-wrong

Daily cases continue to rise in the Republic of Cyprus with officials pleading with the public to adhere to health protocols, but a local expert in the private sector says the government is doing it all wrong...

14. Citizens not trusted with Covid self tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/citizens-not-trusted-with-covid-self-tests

Home test kits for COVID-19 are helping many countries detect infections while reducing long lines outside testing centers, but over-the-counter testing has not been incorporated in the Republic of Cyprus where officials remain reluctant over trusting private citizens with the results...

15. CoronaPass tricky for some COVID survivors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronapass-tricky-for-covid-survivors

People and businesses in the Republic of Cyprus were still waiting Friday for an official decree after Cabinet approval for a controversial CoronaPass, but COVID survivors with antibodies could have a hard time proving immunity after the health ministry said it would not accept self-test or home kits...

16. Greece makes self test kits available this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-makes-self-testing-kits-available-this-week

The first batch of do-it-yourself Covid-19 tests will be distributed to an estimated 11,000 pharmacies across Greece as of Tuesday, after being shipped into the country over the weekend...

17. Kids get less invasive nasal swab tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-get-less-invasive-nasal-swab-tests

Rapid tests for kids including high school students will be less uncomfortable starting Monday, following a decision by health ministry officials amid criticism over discomfort experienced by youngsters during nasopharyngeal testing...

18. ΕC sends more than half million rapid tests to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-sends-more-than-half-million-rapid-tests-to-cyprus

The European Commission has sent more than half a million rapid test kits to Cyprus in a bid to boost population testing on the island, it emerged on Friday....

19. Pharmacies get nod to conduct rapid tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pharmacies-get-nod-to-conduct-rapid-tests

Pharmacists’ long-standing wish to contribute to the island’s rapid test efforts has received the Health Ministry’s nod, the head of the Pancyprian Pharmaceutical Association Eleni Piera-Isseyegh told Kathimerini Cyprus....

20. Cyprus says no to COVID home test kits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-says-no-to-covid-home-test-kits

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has approved access to home test kits for COVID-19, but the use of an antigen non-invasive test using saliva is not on the approved list per health ministry policy...

21. Students livid over false test results

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/students-livid-over-false-test-results

Students in Limassol wreaked havoc on their high school Thursday morning, after it emerged that 40 to 50 cases thought to have tested positive ended up in the clear moments later...

22. Cyprus sees new cases trickle in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-new-cases-trickle-in

Four new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were announced on Sunday following hundreds of new lab test results in the Republic of Cyprus, using both contact tracing and direct testing...

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