The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed that China’s Sinopharm vaccine is effective also in protecting the elderly against Covid-19, a foreign ministry official said.
The number of Hungarians inoculated against Covid-19 has reached 4.3 million which would not have been possible without acquiring vaccines that have not yet been approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), Justice Minister Judit Varga said.
Vaccination against Covid-19 is not a political issue, therefore the Hungarian government has “rejected all politically motivated attacks on effective and safe vaccines”, Justice Minister Judit Varga said on Facebook.
Fully 99 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 493 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday.
Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó held talks with his Czech counterpart, Jakub Kulhánek, on unimpeded travel of inoculated citizens into each other’s countries.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met Montenegrin President Milo Đukanović in his office in Budapest, Orbán’s press chief said.
The Democratic Coalition (DK) has called on the government to release details about the number of Pfizer-BioNTech shots administered so far, the number of jabs held for second vaccination and the number of reserves currently in storage.
Fully 91 patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 677 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Monday.
Hungary has reached a bilateral agreement with Turkey on mutual recognition of Covid immunity certificates, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said.
The World Health Organisation’s decision last week to list the Chinese Sinopharm vaccine for emergency use marks “the collapse of the liberal propaganda campaign launched against the jab”, the foreign minister has said.