The governor of New York has declared a state of emergency over polio, following two other states of emergency over COVID-19 and monkeypox. While encouraging polio vaccinations is important, New York should consider trust issues as well before scaring residents over a single known polio case.
Dissatisfaction with the Commission’s performance has grown and is still growing; even member states that have been pillars of EU integration, such as Austria, Germany, and Sweden, have expressed their dissatisfaction.
Despite the hardships and the often politically motivated, reckless critics, Hungary’s strategy including opening to the East for procuring vaccine can be considered a successful, necessary and timely move of the government which put Hungary a step ahead in the EU in terms of inoculation with 44.6 per cent of its population vaccinated, compared to the EU’s 26.5 per cent average.
The Prime Minister stressed that in the middle of next week, after reaching 4 million vaccinatios, a wide range of services will open up to those who have an immunity certificate.
There is an increasing number of articles, statistics and statements that “put Hungary on the map”.
The PM told in his interview on Kossuth Rádió on Friday that close to 3.5 million people have already received their first vaccine doses, and over 1.3 million received both.
Orbán is asking everyone to let doctors and nurses do their jobs, and not to distribute fake videos.