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Feb 04, 2021

Czech PM to visit Hungary to discuss Sputnik V jab

Czech PM Babiš will discuss issues concerning the epidemic, including Hungary’s findings about the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

 

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš will pay a visit to Budapest on Friday for talks on handling the coronavirus epidemic and the vaccination campaign.

According to MTI, Czech PM Babiš will discuss issues concerning the epidemic, including Hungary’s findings about the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

In addition to the Russian jab, the Czech Republic is also interested in Hungary’s experiences with the American-produced Covid-19 antibody drug bamlanivimab. According to Lidovky.cz, Babiš will be accompanied on his visit by a team of epidemiologists.

The Czech and Hungarian experts will reportedly split into three working groups to discuss the vaccination campaigns, the authorization of vaccines and Covid-19 treatments.

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