Daily Archives: January 7, 2021

COVID19: Cyprus vaccinates nearly 4,000 people

Some 3,901 people, mainly healthcare workers and care home residents have been vaccinated against COVID-19 since December 27 as Cyprus prepares a general population rollout.   The Health Ministry said the first phase of vaccinations included frontline health workers in

Justice Minister blasted for going after parody account

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis is under fire for reporting a Twitter parody account of her which led police to raid the home of a Larnaca woman thought to be behind it with public opinion against the move. Last week police

COVID19: Vaccine conspiracy theories, myths busted by science

Any conspiracy theory, fake news or myth about the COVID-19 vaccines making the rounds on social media, are refuted by scientific evidence rebutting claims peddled by anti-vaxxers.   Associate Professor of the Pharmacy Program at the University of Nicosia, Dr

Cyprus President holds phone conversation with Egyptian counterpart

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades held a phone conversation, Thursday evening, with Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.   Anastasiades wrote on his twitter account that they discussed issues of mutual interest, the developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and COVID-19 pandemic.  

Two deaths and 427 new COVID-19 cases announced in Cyprus on Thursday, 196 patients in hospitals

Two deaths from COVID-19 and 427 new cases were announced on Thursday by authorities in Cyprus. The positivity rate is 3.69%. The total number of deaths is 140 and the total number of cases 26,208.   Moreover 196 patients are

Cyprus Ministry of Health cannot recommend vaccines not yet licensed by EMA

Cyprus’ Ministry of Health said on Thursday that it cannot at present recommend vaccines developed in third countries, such as China and Russia, on which the European Medicines Organisation (EMA) has yet to express an opinion, since their quality, safety