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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...

Contact email for Labour Ministry’s Covid support schemes

The Labour Ministry announced on Tuesday that the public can send questions regarding its Covid-19 support schemes for workers and businesses to the email ...

Labour Ministry link to withdraw mistaken applications

The Labour Ministry has posted an application form on www.coronavirus.mlsi.gov.cy for those wishing to withdraw/cancel any application they have submitted for the Special Benefit...

Professor: Risk of 2nd Covid-19 pandemic if we let our guard down

Professor Vernon Van Heerden, General Intensive Care Unit Director of the Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem...

WHO: Coronavirus myth busters

The World Health Organisation has addressed a number of myths making the rounds in order to better advise the public about the coronavirus. In a...

Customer service by Social Insurance Services amid Covid-19 measures

The Social Insurance Services, within the framework of preventive measures to address COVID -19, inform the public that the online application / JCC Smart...

EMA recommendations on compassionate use of remdesivir for Covid-19

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has given recommendations on how the investigational antiviral medicine remdesivir should be used for treating coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in compassionate use programmes...

3D printers forge face shields for fight against the coronavirus

Oscar Valera likes to use 3D printers to build an assortment of crafts, but he is now turning his hobby toward the fight against...

Labour Ministry info on coronavirus for people with disabilities

The Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Security has issued advice to people with disabilities on how to obtain information on coronavirus as follows: ...

Update on treatments and vaccines against Covid-19 under development

The European Medicines Agency says supporting the rapid development and approval of effective and safe treatments for and vaccines against COVID-19 is EMA’s top priority...

EMA: chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine only to be used in clinical trials or emergency use programme

Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, two medicines currently authorised for malaria and certain autoimmune diseases, are being investigated worldwide for their potential to treat coronavirus disease (COVID-19)/. However,...

Coronavirus can spread 1 to 3 days before symptoms appear

People infected with the novel coronavirus can transmit the infection one-to-three days before symptoms start to appear, according to a study published by the...

Mother of invention: the new gadgets dreamt up to fight coronavirus

Driving to work at his factory to the west of London last week, designer Steve Brooks had coronavirus on his mind. What could he...

Helplines for the government’s lockdown measures

The Ministry of Interior announced on Monday the launch of two additional helplines for citizens seeking information on the government's lockdown measures for Covid-19. The...

What we don’t yet know about the coronavirus

It has been only three months since reports first emerged from China of an unknown virus causing unusual cases of pneumonia, and scientists and...

Coronavirus tag: How the pandemic can affect young minds

It's a bit like tag, except that you get tagged when someone coughs on you and that means you have the virus and have...

Smokers likely to be more at risk from coronavirus – EU agency

Smoking can make people more susceptible to serious complications from a coronavirus infection, the European Union agency for disease control said on Wednesday, citing...

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Italy likely to extend state of emergency due to coronavirus crisis – PM

Italy will likely extend a state of emergency beyond its current deadline of July 31 due to the new coronavirus crisis, Italian Prime Minister...

2.2 divorces per 1,000 people in Cyprus, latest Eurostat data shows

Over the last decades, more and more people have been getting a divorce in the EU, according to a new report published on Friday...

EU population down by 12.8% in 2019, increase by 13.7% in Cyprus

Cyprus recorded the third-highest population increase in the EU in 2019, a new report by Eurostat published on Friday indicates. On 1 January 2020, the...

Paphos: Grievous bodily harm against 64-year-old

The Paphos CID is investigating a case of grievous bodily harm against a 64-year-old, the CNA reports. According to the police, around 17:30 on Thursday...

Fujifilm’s Avigan inconclusive in COVID-19 patients in Japan trial

A clinical trial of Fujifilm Holdings Corp's Avigan drug yielded inconclusive results as a treatment of COVID-19, Japanese researchers said on Friday. Although patients given the drug...

Taste

Moungra

Moungra is a traditional Cypriot mezze which consists in cauliflower pickled in fermented bread dough and typically served as an appetizer or meze. It...

Cheesy Eggplant Rolls

Ingredients 4 Eggplants 2 tbsp olive oil 1 chopped onion, 2 grated carrots 1 garlic clove (sliced) ¾ of the cup finely chopped canned tomato, ½ ts sugar 1 ts oregano 2 tbsp...

Black eyed peas with chard (Louvia me laxana)

Ingredients: 2 cups black eyed peas small lemon (juice) + 1 tsp lemon zest 1 bunch Cypriot chards olive oil & lemon for serving salt & pepper Method: Step 1 Put the...

How to make triandafillo ice cream, by UK Cypriot chef Loulla Astin

  Just in time for the scorching heat, UK Cypriot chef Loulla Astin has shared her recipe for refreshing triantafillo ice cream -- or as...