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1. Climate crisis, a health emergency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/climate-crisis-a-health-emergency

On December 1, 2019, Ms. Kyriakides assumed the role of European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety....

2. AstraZeneca requests withdrawal of European authorization for COVID-19 vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/astrazeneca-requests-withdrawal-of-european-authorization-for-covid-19-vaccine

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has formally requested the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to withdraw the European authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine, Vaxzevria, as confirmed by the EU medicines regulator....

3. Vaccine triggers robust immune response against brain cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccine-triggers-robust-immune-response-against-brain-cancer

In groundbreaking trials, scientists have unveiled a pioneering mRNA cancer vaccine, igniting a robust immune response to combat deadly brain tumors. ...

4. AstraZeneca faces lawsuits over vaccine's rare blood-clotting risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrazeneca-faces-lawsuits-over-vaccine-s-rare-blood-clotting-risk

AstraZeneca has admitted that its COVID-19 vaccine could cause a rare but deadly blood-clotting condition, potentially exposing the UK pharmaceutical......

5. New vaccine shows promise against deadly skin cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-vaccine-shows-promise-against-deadly-skin-cancer

In a groundbreaking development in cancer treatment, doctors are conducting trials on what could be the world’s first personalized mRNA vaccine against melanoma, marking a potential game-changer in the fight against cancer....

6. EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides honored for health advocacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-stella-kyriakides-honored-for-health-advocacy

In an event honoring European Union Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides, the Nicosia-Kerynia Lions Club gathered to recognize her significant contributions....

7. WHO-Led European Health Summit convenes in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-led-european-health-summit-convenes-in-limassol

Health and Deputy Health Ministers from 13 European states, including Malta, Luxembourg, Andorra, San Marino, Iceland, Monaco, Montenegro, Latvia, Estonia, Slovenia, Moldova, North Macedonia, and Cyprus...

8. 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,...

9. International study finds potential adverse effects from COVID vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/international-study-finds-potential-adverse-effects-from-covid-vaccines

A recent study examining nearly 100 million vaccinated individuals across eight countries reaffirmed the known links between COVID-19 vaccines and certain adverse effects....

10. Ministry unveils enhanced vaccination drive

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-unveils-enhanced-vaccination-drive

Starting Monday, May 2, 2024, the Ministry of Health has revealed a comprehensive update to the vaccination campaign targeting COVID-19 and influenza across the nation....

11. 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....

12. COVID-19: 3 in intensive care, individual cases withheld

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-3-in-intensive-care-individual-cases-withheld

The number of patients hospitalized with coronavirus in public hospitals has reached 92, while according to the spokesman of the OCYPY, Pambos Harilaou, three people are intubated in the Intensive Care Unit....

13. Study suggests 17,000 deaths linked to COVID-19 treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-suggests-17-000-deaths-linked-to-covid-19-treatment

In a startling revelation, a study by French scientists indicates that nearly 17,000 individuals may have lost their lives during the first wave of the pandemic after taking hydroxychloroquine....

14. COVID-19 JN.1 sub variant surpasses 3000 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-jn-1-sub-variant-surpasses-3000-cases

Coronavirus outbreaks are increasing in Cyprus and Europe in general, following the emergence of the ''Omicron 2'' JN.1 sub variant....

15. CDC reports rapid spread of JN.1 subvariant, now dominant in the US

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cdc-reports-rapid-spread-of-jn-1-subvariant-now-dominant-in-the-us

The JN.1 subvariant of COVID-19 has swiftly become the predominant strain in the United States, leading to a surge in new cases, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....

16. Negative COVID-19 tests and masks now required in select areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/negative-covid-19-tests-and-masks-now-required-in-select-areas

A meeting of the Scientific Monitoring Committee for Covid-19 under Minister of Health Dr Popi Kanari decided on Wednesday to introduce negative COVID-19 tests as well as the use of protective face masks in specific areas....

17. COVID-19 Novavax vaccine now available for 18 and older

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-novavax-vaccine-now-available-for-18-and-older

As of Thursday 21/12/2023, the Nuvaxovid HBV.1.5 COVID-19 vaccine by Novavax will be available for people over 18 years of age, the Ministry of Health said in a statement....

18. Over 215M COVID vaccines trashed, €4B down the drain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-over-215m-covid-vaccines-trashed-€4b-down-the-drain

In a concerning revelation, European countries have disposed of more than 215 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, originally procured at the peak of the pandemic....

19. Dengue fever cases in Cyprus came from abroad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dengue-fever-cases-in-cyprus-came-from-abroad

Sporadic dengue fever cases have been recorded in Cyprus, Director of Medical and Public Health Services, Dr. Elizabeth Constantinou, told CNA on Thursday, noting that primary infection within the Republic of Cyprus seems to have never occurred....

20. Bhutan becomes first to 100% vaccinate street dogs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bhutan-becomes-first-to-100-vaccinate-street-dogs

Many countries have an overwhelming amount of street dogs, but sterilization and vaccination programs are a great way to keep these populations under control....

21. COVID-19 cases decline, yet vaccine turnout falls short

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-cases-decline-yet-vaccine-turnout-falls-short

In a recent report, Cyprus has seen a decline in COVID-19 cases and a drop in the positivity rate, according to official data from the Ministry of Health. Data from October 20th to October 26th, 2023, revealed 838 reported cases, with the positivity rate decreasing to 3.2%, compared to 3.6% the previous week....

22. Pfizer doubles price of lifesaving COVID-19 drug to $1,390

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pfizer-doubles-price-of-lifesaving-covid-19-drug-to-$1-390

The price of the lifesaving COVID-19 antiviral medication Paxlovid will more than double as the United States transitions out of the emergency phase of the pandemic, drugmaker Pfizer said Wednesday....

23. Clinical patients now receiving COVID-19 vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clinical-patients-now-receiving-covid-19-vaccine

In a recent statement released on Thursday, the Ministry of Health confirmed that bedridden patients will continue to receive Covid-19 and flu vaccines through the Home Vaccination Program, just as they have in the past....

24. Nobel Prize honors pioneers of mRNA vaccine technology

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nobel-prize-honors-pioneers-of-mrna-vaccine-technology

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to a pair of scientists who developed the technology that led to the mRNA Covid vaccines. ...

25. Health Minister warns of 24% increase in cancer cases by 2035

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-warns-of-24-increase-in-cancer-cases-by-2035

According to the Cancer Registry in Cyprus, we have about 4,000 new cases of cancer a year and ''if no decisive action is taken immediately, cancer cases are expected to increase by 24% by 2035, making it the leading cause of death in the EU'', said the Minister of Health, Popi Kanari, in her address at the First Oncology Forum held on Saturday by the Bank of Cyprus Oncology Centre....

26. What immunologists say about COVID shot side effects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-immunologists-say-about-covid-shot-side-effects

It's officially fall, and that means pumpkin spice lattes are back—and that a new COVID-19 booster is available....

27. Officials unveil bold dual vaccination strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-unveil-bold-dual-vaccination-strategy

Cyprus' Ministry of Health has unveiled its vaccination strategy for the upcoming fall/winter season, targeting COVID-19 and seasonal influenza. Key highlights include:...

28. EU approves updated COVID-19 vaccine to combat new variants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-approves-updated-covid-19-vaccine-to-combat-new-variants

The European Commission gave the green light on Thursday to an updated COVID-19 vaccine called Comirnaty XBB.1.5, which has been tweaked by BioNTech-Pfizer to tackle new variants of the virus. ...

29. EU approves first vaccine for infant respiratory protection

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-approves-first-vaccine-for-infant-respiratory-protection

The Committee approved Abrysvo, the first vaccine protecting older adults and infants up to six months old from the respiratory illness caused by the RSV virus....

30. COVID: ''No stricter measures for now,'' says Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-no-stricter-measures-for-now-says-minister

A meeting will take place on August 29th with the Scientific Advisory Committee for COVID-19, in the presence of the Minister of Health, to evaluate the epidemiological indicators and the new data regarding the virus....

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