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2,164 patients hospitalized with Covid-19

2,164 patients hospitalized with Covid-19

2,164 patients confirmed with Covid-19 were in hospitals on Tuesday (-86 in comparison to the previous day); 199 patients are in the ICU (-11 in comparison to the previous day) and 289 people are co ...

New rules on vaccination of foreigners in force

New rules on vaccination of foreigners in force

EU citizens who live in Slovakia, but are insured in another EU member state, can be vaccinated against Covid-19 in Slovakia under the condition that they request an S1 form from the health insurance c ...

Residents over the age of 45 can register for vaccination

Residents over the age of 45 can register for vaccination

At the moment the registration is open only to those who have health insurance from Union, Dovera or VsZP, but the Slovak Health Ministry is working on vaccination procedures for special categories of foreign residents who have health insurance from other countries.

PM: The Russian side cancelled the contract for Sputnik V

PM: The Russian side cancelled the contract for Sputnik V

The Russians have terminated the contract for supplying Slovakia with the Sputnik V vaccine and are demanding that the 200,000 vaccine doses that were delivered to the country in early March should be returned, Finance Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) reported on Friday following

Slovak Medicines Agency denies Russian Fund's accusation

Slovak Medicines Agency denies Russian Fund's accusation

The Slovak State Institute for Drug Control (ŠÚKL) said on Thursday that it was not told by anyone in authority that the testing of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine by the Slovak Academy of Sciences' Biom ...

Finance Minister visits Moscow over Sputnik deal

Finance Minister visits Moscow over Sputnik deal

Finance Minister Igor Matovič traveled on Thursday to Moscow in order to discuss the contract on the Sputnik V vaccine. He informed via social media that in Moscow he meets with the head of the Russian ...

EMA: Blood clots very rare side effect of AstraZeneca vaccine

EMA: Blood clots very rare side effect of AstraZeneca vaccine

The formation of unusual blood clots should be perceived only as a "very rare side effect" of the AstraZeneca vaccine against coronavirus and its health benefits still outweigh the risks, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) concluded on Wednesday. The State Institute for

No expert stance on Sputnik vaccine due to lack of data

No expert stance on Sputnik vaccine due to lack of data

The Slovak State Institute for Drugs Control cannot adopt an expert stance on the ratio of benefits and risks surrounding the Sputnik V vaccine without sufficient evidence, and it is missing such evide ...