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1. 50 people from a Christmas party in Norway infected with omicron variant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/50-people-from-a-christmas-party-in-norway-infected-with-omicron-variant

At least 50 people in and around Norway’s capital have been infected with the omicron coronavirus variant and the cases are connected to a Norwegian company’s Christmas party in an Oslo restaurant, officials said Thursday....

2. Schools under siege as protests continue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-under-siege-as-protests-continue

Police went on alert Thursday after two schools were targeted in bomb and arson attacks overnight, with reports saying protests following pandemic measures for young pupils have been getting out of hand...

3. Vaccine inequality

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/vaccine-inequality

The new 'Omicron' mutation is the result of a lack of vaccination solidarity between developed and developing countries, experts and those who had previously called for vaccines to be sent to less privileged countries warn...

4. Greece: Big 'jump' in appointments after mandate for compulsory vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-big-jump-in-appointments-after-mandate-for-compulsory-vaccinations

In the last few hours, an immediate jump in new vaccination appointments was recorded in Greece following an announcement from the Prime Minister that fines would be imposed on those that refused to get vaccinated by mid-January....

5. Protests continue against new COVID measures (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-continue-against-new-covid-measures

Protests continued this morning outside the House of Representatives against the use of masks in primary schools, rapid testing and vaccinations outside the House of Representatives....

6. Eligible citizens will be notified via SMS for their COVID booster shot

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eligible-citizens-will-be-notified-via-sms-for-their-covid-booster-shot

Citizens who are eligible for the third dose of the covid vaccine will be notified via SMS, the Health Ministry announced on Wednesday....

7. I'm a Virus Expert and Here's a Sure Sign You've Had COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/i-m-a-virus-expert-and-here-s-a-sure-sign-you-ve-had-covid

The New York Times reports more than 775,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and more than 48 million have had the virus. ...

8. Merriam-Webster's 'word of the year'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/merriam-webster-s-word-of-the-year

Merriam-Webster just announced its word of the year. It's the word we have used the most this year and one that has played a significant role in our daily lives....

9. 100 euro fine for unvaccinated Greeks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/100-euro-fine-for-unvaccinated-greeks

Greece said on Tuesday it would make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for people aged 60 and over, a drastic step for the country grappling with a new surge in coronavirus cases....

10. Stricter measures at all ports of entry, including crossing points this Christmas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stricter-measures-at-all-ports-of-entry-including-crossing-points-this-christmas

Hadjipantelas told the press that both his Ministry and the Scientific community agreed to have mandatory PCR tests at airports, ports and marinas and stricter measures at crossing points....

11. Why not take a subsidized holiday in beautiful Cyprus?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/hotels

The Ministry of Tourism, after the approval of the Council of Ministers, announces the extension of the duration of the Domestic Tourism Support Plan for the period from December 1, 2021 until March 31, 2022....

12. Third dose for 30 and over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-dose-for-30-and-over

The vaccination portal will now be available from the 30th of November for people aged 30 and up to book booster shot appointments....

13. WHO: Omicron poses 'very high' global risk, world must prepare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-omicron-poses-very-high-global-risk-world-must-prepare

The Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally, posing a "very high" global risk of infection surges that could have "severe consequences" in some areas, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday....

14. Germany readies its air force to transport covid patients to other parts of the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-readies-its-air-force-to-transport-covid-patients-to-other-parts-of-the-country

Germany readied its air force to transfer COVID-19 patients from overwhelmed hospitals in the south as national case numbers rocketed and a new virus variant in South Africa caused widespread alarm....

15. Clarification of new measures announced on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarification-of-new-measures-announced-on-wednesday

The Ministry of Health has issued clarifications concerning the new measures announced on Wednesday by the Cabinet. ...

16. Britain cuts flights from South African countries due to the new mutation of the coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-cuts-flights-from-south-african-countries-due-to-the-new-mutation-of-the-coronavirus

The British government decided on Thursday night to impose travel restrictions on six South African countries due to concerns about the new coronavirus B.1.1529....

17. Vaccines do not seem to reduce the risk of 'long Covid-19', according to research

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccines-do-not-seem-to-reduce-the-risk-of-long-covid-19-according-to-research

COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in protecting against serious illness, but they do not protect against "long COVID" in people who become infected despite vaccination, new data show....

18. European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommends Pfizer for children 5-11

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-medicines-agency-ema-recommends-pfizer-for-children-5-11

The approval of vaccinations of children 5 - 11 years with Pfizer, is approved by EMA...

19. EU recommends 9-month limit on Covid-19 vaccine validity for travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-recommends-9-month-limit-on-covid-19-vaccine-validity-for-travel

European Union residents will need to have COVID-19 vaccine booster jabs if they want to travel to another country in the bloc next summer, according to a proposal set to be announced by the European Commission on Thursday....

20. EU kicks off debate on need for booster shots to travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-kicks-off-debate-on-need-for-booster-shots-to-travel

European Union governments kicked off a debate on Tuesday about how long vaccines are effective against Covid-19 and whether evidence of a booster dose will be required to maintain free travel across the bloc as cases spike....

21. Mandatory vaccinations for all in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria

Mandatory vaccinations will begin in early 2022 in Austria, and those who refuse to be vaccinated will face fines up to 3,600 euros....

22. German Health Minister: 'Vaccinated, recovered or dead' by the end of winter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany

New calls for an increase in vaccinations were made on Monday by the German Minister of Health, Jens Span. The Minister warned about a very difficult winter to come due to a pandemic, while discussions to extend the deadline for persons to get vaccinated are intensifying around the country....

23. 35,000 protesters demonstrated against COVID measures in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/35-000-protesters-demonstrate-against-covid-measures-in-austria

Tens of thousands of protesters, many from far-right groups, marched through Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown beginning Monday to contain the country’s skyrocketing coronavirus infections....

24. Vaccinated will need rapid test at checkpoints

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccinated-will-need-rapid-test-at-checkpoints

Vaccinated persons crossing north and south through checkpoints in Cyprus will be required to show a negative rapid test result, following a decision by a bicommunal committee that cited worsening pandemic conditions on the island...

25. Booster shots: Reduces risk of infection by 2/3, research shows

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/third-dose-reduces-the-risk-of-infection-by-2-3-research-shows

The third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine reduces the risk of infection by two-thirds compared to two doses, according to a large UK study by REACT at Imperial College London....

26. Monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID expected in Cyprus any day now

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monoclonal-antibody-treatment-for-covid-expected-in-cyprus-any-day-now

The arrival of monoclonal antibody therapies in Cyprus is just a matter of time, according to the Deputy Director of Pharmaceutical Services of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Elena Panagiotopoulou....

27. Vaccine Safe Pass in doubt over waning immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vaccine-safe-pass-in-doubt-over-waning-immunity

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to contain a possible spike in COVID cases this winter, with officials reportedly favoring a required third dose for individuals who want to use their vaccination status as a Safe Pass...

28. Pfizer: License to use Covid-19 pill patent in 95 countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pfizer-license-to-use-covid-19-pill-patent-in-95-countries

Pfizer has reached a licensing agreement that will allow other pharmaceutical companies to produce generic Covid19 pill in low-cost versions in 95 countries to serve low- and middle-income earners....

29. Self rapid tests enter debate again in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/self-rapid-tests-enter-debate-again-in-cyprus

At-home Covid rapid tests could soon be widely available to consumers in the Republic of Cyprus, but a local expert says self-swabbing should only be offered to people who are vaccinated...

30. Tatar: The opening of Varos gave a new dimension to the Cyprus issue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-the-opening-of-varos-gave-a-new-dimension-to-the-cyprus-issue

The decision to open Varosi gave the Cyprus issue another dimension, said Ersin Tatar, while claiming that Varosi is the territory of the pseudo-state and part of the sovereignty of the "trnc"....

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