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A night on the New York subway: Homeless find shelter underground during pandemic

NEW YORK, April 22 (Reuters) - The lights still scream for attention, but on this night Times Square has the feel of an abandoned...

How the EU can finance economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic

The European Union is looking at ways to revive its economy after what is expected to be the 27-nation bloc's deepest recession, caused by...

Sweat, stress and hope: a 24-hour shift with Spain’s first responders

MADRID, April 22 (Reuters) - Doctor Cristina Fernandez stands in a residential Madrid stairway, both feet in a red plastic bag while a coworker...

Recovered, almost: China’s early patients unable to shed coronavirus

WUHAN, China, April 22 (Reuters) - Dressed in a hazmat suit, two masks and a face shield, Du Mingjun knocked on the mahogany door...

COVID-19 and postal packages

1. What is the risk of getting COVID-19 from packages delivered through the postal system? A recent study published by The New England Journal of...

COVID-19 and animals – ECDC

1. What is the risk of COVID-19 infection from animals or animal products imported from affected areas? There is no evidence that any of the...

Who’s WHO? The World Health Organization under scrutiny

16/04/2020 17:21 The World Health Organization (WHO) is in the spotlight as it champions the global fight against the new coronavirus but faces a funding...

Restrictive measures at ports because of Covid-19

The Minister of Transport has issued instructions regarding the implementation of Restrictive Measures at ports and port installations in Cyprus to counter the Covid-19...

Why are some S.Koreans who recovered from the coronavirus testing positive again?

South Korean health officials are investigating several possible explanations for a small but growing number of recovered coronavirus patients who later test positive for...

Frequent questions on Coronavirus answered by the WHO

Note: This Q&A will be updated by WHO as more is known about COVID-19, how it spreads and how it is affecting people worldwide. What...

Citizens Centres only for a few services and by appointment

The Ministry of Finance informs the public that, in the context of the implementation of measures to address COVID-19, services in the Citizen Services...

How smartphone apps can help ‘contact trace’ the new coronavirus

A global race is on to develop smartphone apps and other types of mobile phone surveillance systems to track and contain the spread of...

Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus – WHO (videos)

Take care of your health and protect others by following these basic protective measures against the new coronavirus as published by the World Health...

Personal protective measures when out about in the community

  What personal protective measures should the public take in common areas such as supermarkets, banks, pharmacies and offices? A statement from the epidemiological monitoring unit...

Is there a treatment for the COVID-19 disease? – ECDC

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) answers the public's questions on Covid-19. Q: Is there a treatment for the COVID-19 disease? A: There is no...

How does Coronavirus spread? – ECDC

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) answers the public's questions on Covid-19. Q: What is the mode of transmission? How (easily) does it...

Coping with stress during Covid-19 outbreak

It is normal to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared or angry during a crisis. There are some things you can do to reduce stress. Call...

Call centre for those who cannot access 8998 service

A call centre has been set up for those who cannot use the 8998 SMS service to obtain permission to leave the house under...

Do men fare worse with COVID-19?

LONDON, April 8 (Reuters) - Death and infection tolls from the COVID-19 pandemic spreading around the world point to men being more likely than...

Love in the Time of COVID-19

By Michael Pyrgas, licensed clinical psychologist. COVID-19 pandemic, and the state-imposed quarantine measures to contain it, has caused a disruption of an unprecedented scale to...

Top Stories

Anastasiades unveils new package to boost economy

  President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday announced a new package of 10 measures to help the economy through the coronavirus crisis that includes liquidity, guarantees...

NPLs in the Cyprus banking system decline below €9 billion

Non-performing loans (NPLs) in the Cypriot banking system declined to €8.97 billion in the end of 2019, with the NPL rate amounting to 27.9%...

Prodromou says no intention to discriminate against disabled pupils, asks parents to work with experts on solutions

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou addressed anew on Wednesday the backlash that followed an announcement on May 20 that children with disabilities were not to...

No new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday

  There were no new Covid-19 cases in Cyprus on Wednesday the Health Ministry said, only the second time of zero cases since the start...

Paphos most booked holiday destination for Britons in April, May 2021

  Paphos is the most booked destination for British holidaymakers in April and May next year, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday citing data collected...

Taste

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...

Honey Balls

As you stroll down Onasagorou street in the old city of Nicosia and suddenly feel the need for something sweet, follow the smell of...

Octopus with Oregano

Ingredients: (Serves 4) 1 kg octopus ½ tsp dry oregano Pepper 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice Preparation: Clean the octopus thoroughly under cold running water. Place the octopus...

Fish meatballs

In a bowl, mix the finely chopped onion and parsley. Boil the fish, cut into small pieces and add to the bowl. Add salt...