Fully 89 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 459 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 360,877, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.
The Covid-19 antibody drug bamlanivimab which Hungary has already authorised is effective against the new virus variant originally discovered in the UK and the first shipment of the drug will arrive in Hungary on Wednesday, the human resources minister said.
It appears that a drug which mimics antibodies being developed in Hungary is effective in preventing serious complications arising from Covid-19, a scientist at Budapest’s Eötvös Loránd University said, reporting on tests carried out on animals.
The government and health care sector are working to get as many vaccines as possible, as it is clear that it is only by starting mass vaccinations that restrictions can be lifted, said National Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller in a briefing from the operational board on Tuesday. However, the number of vaccinees is still […]
The campaign to inoculate health-care workers against the coronavirus has almost been completed, while vaccinations have started in 80 of Hungary’s 1,900 social care facilities too, the chief medical officer said.
János Szlávik, a senior infectologist of the South-Pest Centrum Hospital, has urged residents to volunteer for vaccination against coronavirus as early as possible.
The Hungarian public health authority (NNK) is researching a fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus, first detected in the United Kingdom late last year, to determine whether currently available vaccines would be effective against it.
Opposition lawmakers have vowed to set up parliamentary committees to investigate government measures related to the coronavirus epidemic.
Fully 56 Covid patients, generally elderly and suffering from an underlying illness, died over the past 24 hours, while 844 new infections were officially registered, bringing the total number of infected to 360,418, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday.
A midwife who was kicked in the head during childbirth in a hospital in Ózd by a mother in labor will receive a 4 million HUF grievance fee, as she eventually went blind, the Tények reported.