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1. Cypriot minister asks Cabinet to toe EU line on China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-wants-cabinet-to-toe-eu-line-on-china

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela says he will ask the Cabinet on Wednesday to approve a new set of pandemic measures that include a 48-hour negative PCR test from all travelers arriving from China...

2. COVID situation to be reassessed in the afternoon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-situation-to-be-reassessed-in-the-afternoon

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela and members of the scientific committee will review the pandemic situation in Cyprus following the new outbreak in China and will decide if any measures will be taken....

3. Cyprus wrestles with decision on China measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wrestles-with-decision-on-china-measures

Cypriot health officials are meeting on Tuesday to sift through data before deciding on possible COVID measures on travelers from China, but the task is made more difficult by criticism from a local expert and a new variant sweeping through the West...

4. Cypriot scientist slams EU decision on China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-scientist-slams-eu-decision-on-china

A virology professor in Cyprus says an EU decision to impose pre-departure COVID tests on travelers from China appears to be a political decision that is not based on science...

5. Cyprus undecided as divided EU debates Chinese travel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-undecided-as-divided-eu-debates-chinese-travel

Nicosia failed on Tuesday to reach a decision on whether COVID measures should be imposed on travelers from China, with officials this week pointing to a new effort by the European Union to coordinate a response to Beijing’ move to ease restrictions...

6. Cyprus, EU in a quandary as China eases travel curbs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-in-a-quandary-as-china-eases-travel-curbs

Cypriot Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela has called a meeting to discuss China’s easing curbs on international travel, but there were mixed signals as to what guidelines are being followed at the EU level...

7. China eases its zero-covid policy amid protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-eases-its-zero-covid-policy-amid-protests

People in China with mild or asymptomatic coronavirus cases will be allowed to isolate at home, health officials said Wednesday, in a major step away from a strict “zero-Covid” strategy that has constrained daily life for almost three years and recently set off rare nationwide protests....

8. The new Porsche 718 Style Edition models

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-new-porsche-718-style-edition-models

Stuttgart. Fresh colours and harmonious contrast packages characterise the new Porsche 718 Boxster Style Edition and 718 Cayman Style Edition sports cars. ...

9. 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....

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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....

13. Cypriots indifferent to getting 4th dose of covid vaccine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-indifferent-to-getting-4th-dose-of-covid-vaccine

Vaccination centers in Cyprus are experiencing a low turnout in the past two weeks for people wanting to get the 4th dose of the updated covid vaccine. So far, only 1,119 people have been vaccinated since 20 September, when vaccinations for the booster/4th dose began....

14. 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,...

15. 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”,...

16. 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....

17. Wizzair postpones its resumption of flights to Moscow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wizzair-postpones-its-resumption-of-flights-to-moscow

The low-cost airline from Hungary, Wizz Air, has announced that it decided to further postpone its intentions to resume flights from Abu Dhabi to Moscow starting from October....

18. 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....

19. 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. ...

20. 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....

21. 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....

22. 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...

23. The use of face masks indoors is mandatory again (Update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-the-use-of-face-masks-indoors-is-now-mandatory-again

The Cabinet decided on Wednesday to make face masks mandatory again in all indoor and closed spaces in Cyprus, following a hike in COVID cases and hospitalizations over the last few days....

24. Increase in child hospitalizations due to covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-child-hospitalizations-due-to-covid

An increase in the number of children with COVID admitted to Makarios Hospital has been recorded, according to the head of the Pediatric Clinic, Dr. Avraam Elia, who told CNA this is due to the lifting of all restrictive measures and the Omicron BA5 subvariant....

25. Face masks now required in pharmacies, labs and covid testing areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/face-masks-now-required-in-pharmacies-labs-and-covid-testing-areas

Mandatory face masks return in pharmacies, labs and COVID testing units in Cyprus...

26. Why the spike in covid cases now?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-the-spike-in-covid-cases-now

For the third consecutive week, there has been a recorded spike in the number of positive covid cases in Cyprus. Last Friday's weekly report showed a 50% increase followed by an additional 3,500 positive cases which were reportedly detected from Saturday to noon on Tuesday....

27. Cyprus ready to implement new measures as covid cases rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ready-to-implement-new-measures-as-covid-cases-rise

"There is no complacency, and if we need to take new measures to contain the new spread of COVID, we will do so," Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela assured on Wednesday....

28. 20 years of the Cayenne: The ‘third Porsche’ – an extraordinary success story

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/20-years-of-the-cayenne-the-‘third-porsche-–-an-extraordinary-success-story

Ferry Porsche predicted it back in 1989: “If we build an off-road model according to our standards of quality, and it has a Porsche crest on the front, people will buy it.” He would go on to be proved right. ...

29. NIPD GENETICS announces the Haemophilia and Thrombosis Panel to be offered as a stand-alone panel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nipd-genetics-announces-the-haemophilia-and-thrombosis-panel-to-be-offered-as-a-stand-alone-panel

As part of the commitment to continuous improvement of products and services, NIPD Genetics announces today that the Rodinia Haemophilia and Thrombosis Add-on Panel can now be selected as a Stand-alone Panel. ...

30. Cyprus expects more than two million tourist arrivals this year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-expects-more-than-two-million-tourist-arrivals-this-year

Cyprus aims at attracting more than two million tourist arrivals this year, Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios has said....

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