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Schuster to address the parliament

PRESIDENT Rudolf Schuster will hold his annual state of the nation address on December 3, presidential spokesman Ján Füle confirmed.

The spokesman refused to specify the focus of Schuster's speech, which will be the first in front of the newly elected MPs, and Schuster's last during his current presidential term.

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Nationwide testing put on hold. Speaker of parliament received visitors in hospital despite a ban. Foreigners' Police change office hours around Christmas.

Speaker of Parliament Boris Kollár

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.