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1. New measures announced today to mitigate spread of covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-today-to-mitigate-spread-of-covid

The cabinet has announced new measures in an effort to halt the spread of COVID-19....

2. Sri Lankan president flees country amid devastating economic crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sri-lankan-president-flees-country-amid-devastating-economic-crisis

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country on Wednesday and hundreds of protesters stormed the prime minister's office demanding his ouster, as a people's uprising over a devastating economic crisis overwhelmed security forces....

3. Masks are back but scientist says not a setback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-are-back-but-scientist-says-not-a-setback

Face masks in all indoor closed spaces once again became mandatory on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with the country going through another pandemic wave and a local expert saying this is not a setback...

4. Covid cases have increased up to 34% in some EU countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cases-have-increased-up-to-34-in-some-eu-countries

The increase of COVID-19 cases in some countries of Europe since last week has been up to 34%, EU Health and Food Security Commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, told Cypriot journalists covering the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg, on Tuesday....

5. Government takes steps to break Cyprus' reliance on fossil fuels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-takes-steps-to-break-cyprus-reliance-on-fossil-fuels

The government today took steps to break Cyprus’ reliance on fossil fuels....

6. Second Covid booster? Yeah… maybe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-second-covid-booster-yeah…-maybe

In contrast to the speed with which we took up the previous doses of the vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, Greeks are hesitating over the fourth dose. Maybe because it’s summer and the open air makes us feel that we are better protected,...

7. Here's why Volkswagen Beetles now cost $600,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/here-s-why-volkswagen-beetles-now-cost-$600-000

German outfit Milivié Design is offering restored and modernized versions of the original VW Bug for $600,000, but there's a reason for the hefty price tag....

8. Nicosia in waiting game for LNG supply and distribution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-in-waiting-game-for-lng-supply-and-distribution

In her speech in Davos on Tuesday in front of an audience of businessmen and political leaders, EC President Ursula von der Leyen appeared to put Cyprus on center stage for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the European Union, announcing that "soon" LNG terminals will operate in Greece, Cyprus and Poland....

9. Monkeypox: Dozens of suspected and confirmed cases in Europe and North America

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-dozens-of-suspected-and-confirmed-cases-in-europe-and-north-america

Dozens of suspected and confirmed cases of monkeypox have been identified since early May in Europe and North America, raising fears that the disease, which is endemic to West Africa, could spread....

10. Masks still mandatory in indoor spaces in Cyprus, including airports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/masks-still-mandatory-in-indoor-spaces-in-cyprus-including-airports

The use of a mask to protect against the spread of COVID-19 is still mandatory in all indoor and closed areas, the Ministry of Health said Monday....

11. EU: Masks at airports and planes no longer mandatory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-masks-at-airports-and-planes-no-longer-mandatory

Passengers traveling by plane in Europe from next week should no longer be required to wear a mask on their flight or at an airport, according to guidance issued Wednesday by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Union’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)....

12. Spread of COVID baffles locked-down Shanghai residents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spread-of-covid-baffles-locked-down-shanghai-residents

The cases underscore how difficult it is to stop the spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant as China clings to its zero-COVID policy, perpetuating a cycle of lockdowns, as well as bafflement, anguish and anger....

13. Anastasiades stresses important steps for strategic planning in energy sector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/anastasiades-stresses-important-steps-for-strategic-planning-in-energy-sector

The President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades stressed on Monday the important steps that have been taken in the last two years within the framework of the Government`s strategic planning in the energy sector....

14. K. Treppides & Co Ltd- Cryptocurrencies: Regulating cryptocurrency trading in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-cryptocurrencies-regulating-cryptocurrency-trading-in-cyprus

15. Ten more years of roaming without additional fees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ten-more-years-of-roaming-without-additional-fees

The EU will renew the “Roam Like At Home” scheme for another ten years, under plans adopted by Parliament on Thursday....

16. Covid infections on the rise but downward trend in hospitalizations reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-infections-on-the-rise-but-downward-trend-in-hospitalizations-reported

COVID-19 infections are on the rise, according to the National Surveillance Report released on Friday, however, hospitalizations are showing a downward trend....

17. Study: Certain blood types may be more or less vulnerable to covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-certain-blood-types-may-be-more-or-less-vulnerable-to-covid

Blood type doesn’t affect much in our daily lives. In fact, most people don’t even know whether they’re Type A, B, AB, or O. But the seemingly-banal detail might be a factor in who comes under the thumb of 2020’s worldwide tyrant—that is, coronavirus....

18. Cyprus simplifies dance unban for carnival week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-simplifies-dance-unban-for-carnival-week

The government in the Republic of Cyprus is adjusting rules for clubbing and dancing venues during carnival week, but a layered risk-assessment formula partially based on vaccination status won’t go into effect until next month after the end of festivities...

19. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

20. More freedoms likely for the fully vaccinated in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-freedoms-likely-for-the-fully-vaccinated-in-greece

With European member-states seeking to relax coronavirus measures by March, more freedoms for those who are fully vaccinated are set to be discussed on Wednesday by Health Minister Thanos Plevris and the committee of experts advising the government....

21. Sweden ends COVID-19 testing as pandemic restrictions lifted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-ends-covid-19-testing-as-pandemic-restrictions-lifted

Sweden has halted wide-scale testing for COVID-19 even among people showing symptoms of an infection, putting an end to the mobile city-square tent sites, ...

22. 'Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-back-life-more-nations-ease-coronavirus-restrictions

Late-night partying at clubs. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Going without masks in public, especially in Europe and North America: Step by step, many countries are easing their COVID-19 restrictions amid hopes the omicron wave may have passed its peak....

23. The Cypriot electricity market is opening

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cypriot-electricity-market-is-opening

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is satisfied with the timetable as regards the opening of the competitive electricity market, set to launch in the fall of 2022, according to a written statement by deputy government spokesperson Niovi Parisinou....

24. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

25. 'Some people may not make it': athletes risk failing Beijing COVID-19 tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-people-may-not-make-it-athletes-risk-failing-beijing-covid-19-tests

Strict COVID-19 testing requirements for the Beijing Winter Olympics could see more athletes from high-risk Omicron regions banned from participating, but the system in place will be as flexible as possible, an Olympic medical adviser told Reuters....

26. The coronavirus loses 90% of its infectiousness after 20 minutes in the air

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/research-the-coronavirus-loses-90-of-its-infectiousness-after-20-minutes-in-the-air

The coronavirus can lose up to 90% of its ability to infect humans within 20 minutes of being in the air, while most of its virulence decreases in the first five minutes, according to estimates by British scientists, who made simulations of the virus' ability to survive and infect when exhaled into the air by a carrier, combined with environmental conditions, particularly humidity....

27. A 79-year-old man from Devon is the first rare case of bird flu in humans in Britain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-79-year-old-man-from-devon-is-the-first-rare-case-of-bird-flu-in-humans-in-britain

Alan Gosling, 79, of Devon, is the first person in the UK to become infected with the bird flu. It is the first-ever human case of bird flu recorded in Britain....

28. A tsunami of cases and new stricter measures - Epidemiologists mulling the next steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-tsunami-of-cases-and-new-stricter-measures-epidemiologists-mulling-the-next-steps

The arrival of the "Omicron" mutation reportedly coincided with that of the new year, with the daily case numbers announced last week breaking every negative record since the pandemic began....

29. '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....

30. France sees 208,000 cases in 24 hours - Europe's highest-ever daily tally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/france-sees-208-000-cases-in-24-hours-europe-s-highest-ever-daily-tally

France has recorded 208,000 new Covid infections in the past 24 hours, the highest number seen in Europe throughout the entire pandemic....

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