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Hungary becomes first EU country to buy Russia’s Sputnik coronavirus vaccine (source — 22/01/2021 20:09:52

Foreign minister Péter Szijjártó announces acquisition of 2 million doses as European frustrations grow over delays in deliveries of Western alternatives

Coronavirus live news: France to require tests for arrivals; South Africa to pay 2.5 times EU price for vaccine (source — 22/01/2021 03:02:17

South Africa to pay 2.5 times what Germany, Italy, Netherlands and France paying for Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine; France introduces mandatory PCR tests for arrivals; Europe to designate ‘dark red’ Covi...

Coronavirus live news: Portugal bans all UK flights; France recommends surgical masks (source — 22/01/2021 00:58:38

Move aimed at tackling spread of new variant; Cloth masks ‘fail to provide enough protection’; Rio carnival cannot be held even in middle of year, warns city mayorHungary breaks ranks with EU to licen...

Coronavirus live news: no Rio carnival in July; France recommends surgical masks (source — 21/01/2021 23:07:24

Celebrations cannot be held even in middle of year, warns city mayor; cloth masks ‘fail to provide enough protection’; Spain investigates ‘criminal mishandling’ of care home deathsHungary breaks ranks...

Coronavirus live news: Spain investigates 'criminal mishandling' of care home deaths; Portugal shuts schools (source — 21/01/2021 21:14:38

Spain says there are 200 potential cases; Portugal shuts schools amid record deaths; US aims to join CovaxHungary breaks ranks with EU to license Russian vaccineEU could ban travellers from Britain to...

Hungary breaks ranks with EU to license Russian vaccine (source — 21/01/2021 20:39:37

Order of Sputnik V comes after Viktor Orbán criticises slow speed of EU vaccine distributionHungary has licensed Russia’s coronavirus vaccine, breaking ranks with other EU countries and ignoring calls...

Coronavirus: Hungary first in EU to approve Russian vaccine (source — 21/01/2021 15:49:25

Its health authorities give preliminary approval to the Russian-developed Sputnik V coronavirus jab.

Coronavirus live news: US retracts World Health Organization withdrawal; Australia marks four days with no new cases (source — 21/01/2021 10:42:17

Biden reverses Trump’s decision to leave WHO; Australia again records zero coronavirus cases; Indonesia plans to start vaccinating general public from late AprilBiden pledge to vaccinate 100m American...

Uefa still hoping to have fans at Euro 2021 Under-21 Championships with bizarre new schedule spread over FOUR months (source — 20/01/2021 11:30:02

UEFA chiefs will make a late call on whether fans will be permitted at the Under-21 Euros in two months’ time. The first week of the tournament, to be hosted by Hungary and Slovenia, has been br...

Europe rolls out ‘new weapon’ vaccines in bid to slay Covid (source — 28/12/2020 10:40:34

MADRID: Europe launched a mass Covid-19 vaccination drive yesterday with pensioners and medics lining up to get the first shots to see off a pandemic that has crippled economies and claimed more than ...

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