Ministry of Health

Protocol for supporting Romanian hotel industry to practice responsible tourism signed

Bureau Veritas and the Romanian Hotel Industry Federation (FIHR) on Wednesday launched a health safety standard to support the hotel and restaurant industry to show compliance with best practices in preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus, informs a company statement sent to AGERPRES.

Iohannis: If epidemic does not worsen, strict safety measures are on, elections can be held

Bucharest, Aug 12 /Agerpres/ - President Klaus Iohannis said on Wednesday that the local elections could be held if the epidemic did not worsen and strict health safety measures were taken. "This is how democracy works: elections are held from time to time.

PM Orban says elections possible without increasing risk of spreading virus

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Wednesday that the local elections set for September 27 could be held without increasing the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus and underlined that conducting the vote depends on the fairness of candidates and their supporters. "I believe that we can hold the elections without increasing the risk of spreading the virus.

Bulgaria: Free PCR Tests for Parents and Students in Case of an Infected Child in Class

The Bulgarian Minister of Health believes that COVID-19 tests for parents and students should be free in case of an infected child in class. He said this at a briefing in Dobrich, held together with the Chief State Health Inspector Assoc. Prof. Angel Kunchev.

In Serbia, 235 newly infected, six people died

Six people died.
In the last 24 hours, 8.086 people were tested for coronavirus, 235 of them were positive, while, unfortunately, six people died.
According to the latest official data from the Ministry of Health, there are 91 patients on respirators in hospitals throughout Serbia, which is the lowest number since July 5 (81).

Vladimir Putin: We Registered the First COVID-19 Vaccine, My Daughter Is Vaccinated

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced the registration of the world's first vaccine against coronavirus infection.

"As far as I know, this morning, for the first time in the world, a vaccine against COVID-19 was registered," the president said. He added that one of his daughters has already been vaccinated and is feeling well.

Law bans sale of antibiotics without prescription

Antibiotics will only be available to patients with a prescription as of Thursday, according to a new provision by the Ministry of Health passed in February.

From now on, the prescription will be electronic and will state the specific illness for which it is necessary to administer the drug as well as the dosage.