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Hungarian Drug Agency Approves Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Jan 29, 2021

Hungary’s drug authority approved Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine, called Sputnik, making the nation the first EU member state to allow the use of the vaccine. The government of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán seeks to speed up the country’s exit from the coronavirus crisis by securing vaccines from Russia and China. Hungary’s drug authority granted emergency approval […]

A Telemedicine App Selected as App of the Year

Jan 23, 2021

In 2020, the Application of the Year award in the competition announced by the Hungarian Marketing Association was won by DokiApp. With the help of the telemedicine application, one can consult a doctor or psychologist at any time of the day, after just a few minutes of waiting. Developers could enter the competition with applications […]

Vaccination Campaign Underway in Hungary

Jan 15, 2021

Political parties, scientists, doctors and other experts are calling on Hungarians to get inoculated against the coronavirus in an effort to defeat a high rate of vaccine weariness among the population. The un-orchestrated campaign comes in response to statistics showing that many Hungarians do not want to get vaccinated either because they are afraid of […]

Hungary’s Health Care System under Unprecedented Pressure

Nov 13, 2020

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s warning earlier this week that there is a 50% chance the country’s health care system may not be able to handle the pressure of the second wave of the Covid 19 epidemic rang alarm bells across Hungary. After announcing a set of stringent restrictions on movement, the premier is now backtracking […]

United for Global Excellence in Dentistry

Sándor Laczkó
Oct 18, 2020

Every vision has its story. Straumann’s began more than 60 years ago. Since then, their innovations and achievements have become landmarks in dentistry worldwide. Straumann began as a family-owned business, grew into a publicly owned holding, and today, is comprised of a number of international companies around the world. The story of the Hungarian Branch […]

Hungary Starts Clinical Trials for COVID-19 Drug

Oct 16, 2020

Hungarian health authorities have given green light to the clinical trial of a coronavirus drug manufactured by local pharmaceutical company Richter Gedeon. The drug containing the antiviral agent remdesivir may thus become available to Hungarian patients. Remdesivir is the most effective drug known to date in the treatment of coronavirus infections. Hungary’s largest drug maker, […]

Blood Shortage in Hungary: Restrictions Introduced

Aug 24, 2020

Due to the decrease in blood supply, the Hungarian National Blood Transfusion Service (OVSZ) provides blood preparations only for urgent interventions. The Service calls for people to donate blood. After a long weekend of four days, the help of blood donors is extremely needed. This is because the situation caused by the coronavirus epidemic, the […]

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