Cyprus should receive the first batches of an updated COVID-19 vaccine covering the original strain of the coronavirus and the Omicron variant by the end of the year, according to health experts.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has started a rolling review for a Spikevax (Moderna) vaccine adapted to provide better protection against specific variants of SARS-CoV-2. The Ministry of Health said the review
Cyprus’ national vaccination committee on Monday approved the Imvanex vaccine to protect high-risk groups against monkeypox. Health authorities also introduced a protocol to manage confirmed cases, including self-isolation. The committee recommended the
Cyprus will be rolling out a second COVID-19 booster shot for the elderly and vulnerable, and a first booster shot for children aged 12 to 17, while no further relaxations are expected
More than one out of ten adults in Cyprus have not been vaccinated against COVID-19, unfazed by the high number of cases and deaths that reached 900 on the second anniversary of
Cyprus has put in an order for Pfizer’s Paxlovid to cover 15,000 patients, following the recommendation for conditional marketing authorisation of the COVID-19 viral drug by the European Medicine Agency. Paxlovid is
To better serve the public, the Health Ministry changed its COVID-19 vaccination plan from Monday by increasing appointments and giving Cypriots more jab options. From Monday, people can be vaccinated with the
The Health Ministry has rejected rumours that Cyprus is running low on COVID-19 vaccines, confirming that authorities are pushing Moderna jabs to balance out a high demand for Pfizer. Reportedly people turning
The European Union’s drug regulator on Monday approved the Covid-19 vaccine from US-based Novavax in people over 18, paving the way for a fifth coronavirus shot as the Omicron variant takes hold.
Cyprus reported one coronavirus death on Friday and an increase in both new daily cases and hospitalisations, to 695 and 171 respectively, with authorities confirming the presence of 28 cases of the