LAST WEEK IN SLOVAKIA

Vaccine first, then vitamin sea. How to ensure a milder third wave

Summer travel should have been the main incentive, but Covid-pass problems reveal how yet anothear area was neglected.

Health Minister Vladimir LengvarskyHealth Minister Vladimir Lengvarsky (Source: TASR)

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It’s time to show that vaccination pays off

Slovakia had fully immunised some 700,000 people before it introduced a unified document to prove that each one had received a Covid vaccine and should thus enjoy some of the ensuing benefits.

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