33 Fatalities, Registered Covid-19 Infections Up 1,474 in Hungary

Fully 33 Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 1,474 to 46,290, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Sunday. The number of fatalities stands at 1,142, and 14,088 people have made a recovery. There are 31,060 active infections and 1,712 Covid-19 patients are being […]

Government Establishing Unit to Help Companies Apply AI

A key aim of the government’s AI strategy is to boost the productivity of Hungarian small and medium-sized firms by employing AI technologies, the Ministry of Innovation and Technology (ITM) said on Sunday. The goal is to increase productivity by 26 percent over the next ten years. The AI Innovation Centre will introduce SMEs to […]

Chief Medical Officer: Retirement Home Lockdowns Working

The decision to introduce a visiting ban on elderly care homes and prohibit residents from leaving their institutions has proven effective, the chief medical officer said. Currently there are 60 retirement homes dealing with a total of 707 active coronavirus infections, Cecília Müller told a press conference. Altogether 55 residents have recovered in the second […]

33 Fatalities, Registered Covid-19 Infections Up 1,293 in Hungary

Thirty-three Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 1,293 to 43,025, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday. The number of fatalities stands at 1,085, and 13,134 people have made a recovery. There are 28,806 active infections and 1,642 Covid-19 patients are being treated […]

Over 300,000 Tonnes of Food Wasted in Hungary Annually

Hungarians waste over 300,000 tonnes of food annually, representing a total value of more than 170 billion forints (EUR 480m) which translates to 18,000 forints per person, the National Food Chain Safety Office said. Food waste is an environmental, economic and also ethical problem, the statement said. World Food Day was established on a Hungarian […]

Hungarian Doctors to Perform Reconstruction Surgery on Bangladeshi Siamese Twin

A team of Hungarian doctors will be travelling to Bangladesh to perform a delayed skull reconstruction surgery on one of the Bangladeshi Siamese twins who were separated in a series of operations last year. The Foundation for Defenceless People, which organised last year’s operation to separate the twins, said Rabeya’s surgery had been delayed from […]

Clinical Tests of Hungarian-Developed Muscle Relaxant Could Start Next Year

Clinical tests of a muscle relaxant that could bring relief to patients suffering from spastic limbs after a stroke could start early next year, the Hungarian research team involved in the project told MTI. An article on the muscle relaxant MPH-220, developed by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) and a team of researchers at […]

29 Fatalities, Registered Infections Up 950 in Hungary

Twenty-nine Covid-19 patients have died in the past 24 hours, while the number of registered coronavirus infections in Hungary has risen by 950 to 41,732, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Thursday. The number of fatalities stands at 1,052, and 12,628 people have made a recovery. There are 28,052 active infections and 1,555 Covid-19 patients are being treated […]

Five Unions Form Alliance in Protest Against New Health-Care Law

Five unions representing Hungary’s health-care workers have formed an alliance to advocate their interests against a new law affecting their sector, the unions said in a joint statement. The Alliance for Health said the new legislation affected not only health-care workers but Hungarian society as a whole. On Oct. 6, lawmakers unanimously approved the government-sponsored […]