Danger of monkeypox spreading is real

The danger of monkeypox spreading among Cypriot society is real, warned the Health Ministry on Monday. Cyprus has so far reported four cases, all in August. Talking to Phileleftheros daily, the ministry’s

Health Minister seeks monkeypox vaccines

Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela is in contact with his counterparts in neighbouring countries, asking them to supply Cyprus with vaccines for monkeypox. Health Ministry advisοr Konstantinos Athanasiou said: “Since we have the

Cyprus confirms first monkeypox case

Cyprus reported its first case of monkeypox on Tuesday; the 40-year-old man said to have contracted the virus had a travel history. The Health Ministry confirmed the man was found positive for

Hospitals ready for monkeypox cases

State hospitals are fully prepared to deal with possible monkeypox cases in Cyprus, although none have yet surfaced, assured Health Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela. Nicosia General Hospital was designated as the

Cyprus to get 1,400 monkeypox vaccines

Cyprus is expected to receive 1,400 vaccines for monkeypox this week, with healthcare workers the first to be vaccinated, a health ministry official said on Sunday. The World Health Organisation declared the