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1. Humanity hits eight billion mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/humanity-hits-eight-billion-mark

A baby born somewhere on Tuesday will be the world's eight billionth person, according to a projection by the United Nations....

2. Inoculation program to include covid and flu vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inoculation-program-to-include-covid-and-flu-vaccines

Covid vaccinations aimed at inoculating residents of mountain areas will be organized by the Ministry of Health in the very near future, said Health Minister, Michalis Hadjipantela, adding that the goal is to neither become complacent nor take strict measures....

3. Health Minister: Over 200 million euros spent to tackle Covid pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-over-200-million-euros-spent-to-tackle-covid-pandemic

Health Minister, Michalis Hadjipantela, said on Monday that more than 200 million euros have been spent since 2020 to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic....

4. Nicosia municipalities to fund adoptions from animal shelter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-municipalities-to-fund-adoptions-from-animal-shelter

Undoubtedly, the need for accommodation at the animal shelter, with which Nicosia's six municipalities (Nicosia, Strovolos, Lakatamia, Engomi, Agios Dometios, and Aglantzia) collaborate, has grown in recent years....

5. Coronavirus, flu, and RSV: The trifecta of winter woes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-flu-and-rsv-the-trifecta-of-winter-woes

Despite the marked improvement in our country's epidemiological picture, with pandemic indicators showing a decline, experts are not complacent, with the arrival of winter being viewed as particularly pivotal....

6. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

7. Coronavirus: Nasal vaccines yielded disappointing results

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-nasal-vaccines-have-yielded-disappointing-results

The initial trial of a nasal vaccine against coronavirus developed by the University of Oxford with funding from the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca resulted in disappointment. ...

8. EU commissioner defends deal on older vaccines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-defends-deal-on-older-vaccines

Health commissioner Stella Kyriakides went on Cypriot state radio on Monday calling on EU citizens to get vaccinated with booster shots already made available to member states, a position she defended amid growing social and scientific doubt about a procurement strategy that included cozy texts between pharmaceutical companies and the bloc’s executives...

9. Overall death rates from Covid to be much lower this winter says ECDC

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/overall-death-rates-from-covid-to-be-much-lower-this-winter-says-ecdc

High transmission rates with a low death rate compared to previous waves of the pandemic, is what the models developed by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) project, according to the organization's director, Dr. Andrea Ammon....

10. Von der Leyen: Temporary cap on gas prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-temporary-cap-on-gas-prices

The European Commission is now moving towards a temporary cap on gas prices and a common supply of energy products, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a speech to the European Parliament on Wednesday morning....

11. 170,000 flu vaccines on on their way to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/170-000-flu-vaccines-on-on-their-way-to-cyprus

Vaccination against the seasonal flu by GPs is expected to begin within the first ten days of October and Cyprus will receive 170,000 vaccines which are set to arrive Wednesday....

12. COVID: Cyprus transitioning to endemic period

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-cyprus-transitioning-to-endemic-period

If the current decline in the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide continues, this means we will transit to the endemic period of the pandemic, Dr. Petros Karayiannis,...

13. Where and when to get the 3rd and 4th doses of the covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-and-when-to-get-the-3rd-and-4th-doses-of-the-covid-vaccine

As part of efforts to strengthen the immunity of groups of the population most vulnerable to serious disease, the Ministry of Health informs that following the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers dated 14 September 2022, from Tuesday 20 September 2022, the age limit of persons who may receive the 3rd and 4th dose of the booster vaccines against COVID-19 is reduced....

14. EU Health Commissioner says no time to waste on vaccination strategies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-health-commissioner-says-no-time-to-waste-on-vaccination-strategies

EU Commissioner for Health, Stella Kyriakides, has underlined that member states need to move ahead with new vaccination strategies against COVID-19, utilizing the new adapted vaccines, and stressed that there is “no time to waste”,...

15. EMA greenlights tailored vaccines for COVID19 mutations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ema-greenlights-tailored-vaccines-for-covid19-mutations

The European Medicines Agency has given a positive opinion on the use of the first two variant-adapted COVID-19 booster vaccines, produced by BioNTech-Pfizer (Comirnaty) and Moderna (Spikevax) to protect against the Omicron BA.1 subvariant....

16. Moderna sues Pfizer for patent infringement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-sues-pfizer-for-patent-infringement

Moderna on Friday filed patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech "for infringing patents central to (its) mRNA technology platform," the company said in a news release Friday....

17. Djokovic refused entry to US, will not play in US Open

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-refused-entry-to-us-will-not-play-in-us-open

Novak Djokovic confirms he has been refused entry to the United States and will not play in the US Open after CDC opted against changing their COVID entry rules in time for the unvaxxed 21-time Grand Slam champion to participate....

18. Covid plan for the fall still being hammered out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-plan-for-the-fall-still-being-hammered-out

The meeting between the Minister of Health, Michael Hadjipantela, and members of the Scientific Advisory Committee, during which a COVID pre-emptive plan for the fall was discussed, ended earlier today resulting in the following statement from the Minister on the issues that will be addressed for the fall season and beyond....

19. COVID: Double dose vaccine to be available towards the end of the year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-double-dose-vaccine-to-be-available-towards-the-end-of-the-year

Europe is expected to approve a COVID bivalent vaccine in September, that will cover both the original strain and the Omicron variant, Dr. Christos Petrou, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and member of the National Advisory Committee on Vaccination stated....

20. Cyprus scores monkeypox jabs ahead of schedule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-monkeypox-jabs-ahead-of-schedule

A handful of close contacts in the Republic of Cyprus were cleared for an urgent monkeypox jab on Sunday after vaccines arrived ahead of schedule, but the country providing the vaccines was not named as doctors in the European Union have been turning people away due to a serious shortage...

21. Cyprus detects two more cases of monkeypox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-detects-two-more-cases-of-monkeypox

Two more cases of monkeypox have been detected in the Republic of Cyprus, bringing the total of known infected patients to three males who all traveled abroad...

22. Fuel a whopping 60% more expensive in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fuel-a-whopping-60-more-expensive-in-2022

Cyprus Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela, is in contact with his counterparts in neighboring countries, asking them to supply Cyprus with vaccines for monkeypox, the Minister's Communications Advisοr Konstantinos Athanasiou told CNA....

23. Cyprus scrambles after monkeypox patient’s mom speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-as-monkeypox-patient-s-mom-speaks-out

Health ministry officials in the Republic of Cyprus are trying to get their hands on a monkeypox vaccine, after a woman whose infected son was hospitalized told state television there were no drugs for treatment...

24. Monkeypox vaccines to arrive in Cyprus by the end of August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-vaccines-to-arrive-in-cyprus-by-the-end-of-august

The arrival of the first vaccines for monkeypox is expected around the end of August in Cyprus...

25. Coronavirus: Inhaled vaccines offer better protection and immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-inhaled-vaccines-offer-better-protection-and-immunity

Canadian scientists comparing two different alternative vaccine delivery systems confirmed that inhaled aerosol vaccines provide better protection and stronger immunity than nasal spray vaccines....

26. Kyriakides: EU states must take preventive steps to deal with Covid-19 in the fall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-eu-states-must-take-preventive-steps-to-deal-with-covid-19-in-the-fall

In a letter to each of the 27 EU member states, Stella Kyriakides called on their respective Health Ministers to take preemptive measures in preparation for the autumn season with regard to the coronavirus pandemic, which may include the administration of newly adapted vaccines against the Omicron variant, given the recent increase in Covid cases in the European Union. ...

27. EU recommends second Covid booster for over-60s

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-recommends-second-covid-booster-for-over-60s

European Union health agencies on Monday recommended a second Covid-19 booster for everyone above 60 amid a new rise in infections and hospitalizations across Europe....

28. 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...

29. Boris Johnson vows to fight on amid growing wave of resignations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-vows-to-fight-on-amid-growing-wave-of-resignations

Britain's Boris Johnson defiantly vowed on Wednesday to fight on against growing calls for him to resign as prime minister, but his pledge to keep going was met with scornful laughter at a parliamentary appearance....

30. 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....

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