Opposition LMP is calling on Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to “let the medicines authority do their work”, the party’s co-leader said at an online press conference on Sunday.
Opposition Párbeszéd believes using a Chinese Covid-19 vaccine for mass inoculation in Hungary is “a gamble” without subjecting it to a “thorough approval process”, the party’s European Union expert, Benedek Jávor, said at an online press conference on Sunday.
Minister of Human Resources Miklós Kásler has issued a “code red” alert to protect homeless people from extremely cold weather forecast for the coming days, a ministry official said on Saturday.
Opposition LMP is starting a petition for a “fairer pension increase that exceeds the rate of inflation”, the party’s co-chair Erzsébet Schmuck said at on online press conference on Saturday.
The national board of the PDSZ teachers’ trade union issued a statement on Sunday protesting the model change in Hungarian tertiary education.
The Budapest Jewish Congregation (BSZH) and the Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation (EMIH) are marking the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Budapest ghetto in unconventional ways this year because of the epidemic.
A majority of Hungarians regard a vaccine as the only way to control the coronavirus pandemic, and more and more people are expressing a willingness to get inoculated, according to a survey by the Századvég Foundation released on Friday.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told public broadcaster Kossuth Rádió that it appeared the second wave of the epidemic had been reined in and recoveries outnumbered new infections.
The Hungarian vaccination capacity is much higher than the number of coronavirus vaccines – said Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Kossuth Radio on Friday.
Restrictions cannot be lifted due to the “scandalously” slow procurement of vaccines by the European Commission (EC), the foreign affairs minister said at a press conference in Budapest on Thursday.