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Bird flu detected in south-western Hungary

The H5N1 avian influenza subtype has been identified in samples from a turkey farm in Somogy County, in south-western Hungary, food safety authority Nebih said on Wednesday.

Bird flu detected in eastern Hungary

The H5N1 avian influenza subtype has been identified at a pheasant farm in Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok County, in eastern Hungary, food safety authority Nebih said on Thursday.

Bird flu identified in NW Hungary

The national food chain safety office (Nebih) on Wednesday confirmed the presence of a highly pathogenic bird flu virus at a turkey farm in the county of Gyor-Sopron, in north-western Hungary.

Bird flu identified in two Hungarian areas

The national food chain safety office (Nebih) has confirmed the presence of a highly pathogenic bird flu virus in the county of Komarom-Esztergom, in northern Hungary, and in Bekes County, a county hitherto free of the virus in the south-east.

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Egis favipiravir drug licenced for Covid-19 treatment

A new drug with the active ingredient favipiravir manufactured by Hungarian pharmaceutical company Egis has been licenced for treatment of Covid-19 by the National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYEI), the institute said on Saturday.

Events of the past few days amount to the government's Waterloo, Gyurcsany says

400,000 more to be vaccinated by Wednesday

Another 400,000 people will have been vaccinated against coronavirus in Hungary by Wednesday, placing the country in first place in Europe, Gergely Gulyas, the prime minister's chief of staff, told public broadcaster Kossuth Radio. Meanwhile Ferenc Gyurcsany said that the government's incompetence was preventing ...

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Egis favipiravir drug licenced for Covid-19 treatment

A new drug with the active ingredient favipiravir manufactured by Hungarian pharmaceutical company Egis has been licenced for treatment of Covid-19 by the National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYEI), the institute said on Saturday.

Embassy celebrates Ayurveda Day 2020

Experts discuss Indian medicine system as relief for pandemic

The Embassy of India, Budapest, celebrated Ayurveda Day 2020 through a series of activities. In the run-up to the event on November 13, the Embassy organised an India-Hungary webinar on November 9 that brought together nearly 45 experts from India and Hungary who deliberated ...

Budapest to remember Covid victims with minute of silence

Budapest will join an initiative by the Eurocities network of large cities in Europe and remember the victims of the coronavirus pandemic with a minute of silence at noon on Wednesday, mayor Gergely Karacsony said on Facebook on Sunday.