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State of emergency now in place

Parliament has passed a law on the government’s response to the second wave of the novel coronavirus epidemic, extending the state of emergency.

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A moment of irony

Long-time critics of the conservative government in Budapest, these “experts” are pushing an argument that is in fact far outside their supposed expertise and based on a highly questionable, epidemiological...

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PM Orbán in Parliament: We will resolve this crisis even without the opposition

Following his press statement this morning, Prime Minister Orbán spoke in Parliament about the state of the country’s defenses against the coronavirus pandemic. Although he was clear that the government is ready to act with or without the opposition, the PM implored everyone to "rise to the challenge" of these “difficult times.”

Mar 23, 2020 - Zoltán Kovács
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Coronavirus Update: State of emergency extended

At a press briefing this morning, Gergely Gulyás noted that the state of emergency could only remain in force for a period of 15 days, after which parliament’s approval would be necessary for an extension.

Mar 19, 2020