Should you get a shot against Kraken?

Jabs will be available from Monday, January 30.

(Source: AP/SITA)

The Health Ministry announced last Friday that new Covid-19 vaccines have arrived in Slovakia and will be rolled out by the end of the month.

Is the new Covid-19 subvariant Kraken circulating in Slovakia yet? What kind of vaccines are available? When will people be able to get the new vaccinations and who specifically should get vaccinated against Kraken?

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The Sme daily has prepared a special guide for readers, with answers to all the important questions about Kraken and the new vaccines.

Is the Kraken subvariant already in Slovakia?

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