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Killer cop jailed for 33 months

A POLICEMAN from west Slovakia's Trenčín was sentenced to less than three years in jail for killing a woman and her son, aged 15 months, while driving drunk in January 2002. He will be eligible to be released for good behaviour after serving half of that sentence.

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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.