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Inflation stays near record lows

INFLATION in September rose 30 basis points from the month before to hit 2.8 per cent, the highest rate since May but still one of the lowest in Slovak history.

The inflation rate has been heavily influenced by the outgoing Dzurinda government's decision to postpone scheduled regulated price increases before the September elections.

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From COVID-19 miracle to apparent resignation to death and dying

The natural reflex of all failed politicians – and their uncritical fan clubs – is to point to cultural or geographical differences between “us” and “them”.

The COVID-19 ward in the University Hospital Martin

Developed at home, the production of Slovakia's COVID-19 vaccine will move abroad

Neuroimmunologist Norbert Žilka oversees the development of the ACvac1 vaccine at Axon Neuroscience.

Norbert Žilka is the director of the Institute of Neuroimmunology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAV) and also the scientific director of Axon Neuroscience.