Merkely: Three jabs are full vaccination

The Omicron variant of Covid is highly infectious, and full protection is only provided by a booster jab, the rector of Semmelweis University said on Friday, in Kossuth Radio's Good morning, Hungary programme.

Hungary receives Sputnik Light for testing

Eighty doses of the Russian Sputnik Light coronavirus vaccine arrived in Hungary for testing, prior to purchase talks with the manufacturer, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Friday.

Socialist MEP demands information on EU funds for Covid testing

The Hungarian government has been allocated nearly 900 million forints (EUR 2.3m) in European Union funding to provide "cheap or even free" Covid tests, an MEP of the Socialist-Parbeszed parties said on Thursday, adding that "we do not know how the government has spent ...

Air pollution high in north-east Hungary

Air quality has deteriorated in north-east Hungary due to a high concentration of airborne particles, the National Public Health Centre (NNK) said on Monday.