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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...

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...

Top Stories

New fatal motorcycle accident

A 33-year-old motorcyclist from Limassol was killed in an accident at 6pm on Sunday on the Limassol - Kalo Chorio road, at the height...

Emergency traffic regulations in view of Greek President’s visit to Cyprus

In view of the first official visit of the President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou to Cyprus, Police announces that emergency traffic regulations...

Ten new coronavirus cases detected out of 2,164 tests

The Ministry of Health has announced that 10 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected in Cyprus over the past 24 hours out...

Britain is at COVID-19 tipping point, health minister says

Britain is at a tipping point on COVID-19, health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday, warning that a second national lockdown could be imposed...

‘Ianos’ Medicane leaves 3 dead, 1 missing; extensive damage & crop destruction

Three dead people, a missing woman and extensive destruction is the legacy of Medicane "Ianos" in its sweep from the Ionian Islands through central...

Taste

Swordfish with aubergines

To toast the sesame seeds: place sesame seeds in a small non-stick frying pan over low heat and stir until you begin to smell...

Chicken with okra and bulgur wheat

Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the okra until golden. Remove the okra, lay out in an oven tray and sprinkle with...

Ravioli

Just a little before serving, heat the broth and add the ravioli. (If the ravioli is frozen you don’t have to defrost). Heat them...

Seafood kebab with avocado salad

Place the mussels, shrimps and salmon in a bowl together with tarragon and lemon zest. Season and cover, keeping in the fridge for 15...