Cyprus health authorities are pushing forward with their COVID-19 booster shot rollout reaching down to people aged 60 while adding more vulnerable groups. The cabinet Friday approved the proposal by Health Minister
The European Centre of Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) advises EU states to refrain from administrating booster shots to the general population and focus on younger unvaccinated age groups. In a statement
Health experts are urging the government to rollout booster jabs against COVID-19 for the elderly and vulnerable groups as evidence suggests their immunity is wearing off. The scientific team advising the government
Nearly 200,000 Cypriots aged over 18 have yet to get a COVID-19 jab, as health authorities push for a vaccination target of 80% for herd immunity by the end of the summer.
People who don’t get COVID-19 vaccinated are not just expressing a political view or voicing health concerns over potential side effects; they are a “potential drag on the economy”. As the vaccination
Cyprus offers all age groups another chance to get vaccinated, as the online COVID-19 vaccination portal reboots in the coming days, starting with those aged 32 and under. The Health Ministry hopes
Cyprus residents aged 33-35 who did not previously book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment have the opportunity to do so on Wednesday and Thursday, with 53% of the population receiving a jab. The
Cyprus’ vaccination rollout could be hampered by strike action, as health visitors running COVID-19 jab centres are demanding payment for overtime worked. Some 80 health visitors tasked with overseeing COVID-19 vaccination centres’
The national vaccination plan has reached people aged 18-24, with already 44% of the adult population receiving at least one jab of a COVID-19 vaccine. Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou will hold a
Cyprus has accelerated the COVID-19 vaccination rollout placing it in Europe’s top five, as the online appointment platform Wednesday reached people aged 25 to 26, with thousands of jabs booked within minutes.