Health care

Poklukar not founding new party but sees himself as minister after election

Ljubljana – Health Minister Janez Poklukar has rejected in an interview with the STA speculations that he would found his own party before the coming general election, due next year. What is more, he does not intend to stand in the election, but should a chance arise, he sees himself continuing as health minister after the election.

"Mr. Anti-Vax" dies of COVID-19

Marc Bernier died after a three-week battle with the disease, his radio station reported. He was 65, the Croatian portal reported. "It's with great sadness that WNDB and Southern Stone Communications announce the passing of Marc Bernier, who informed and entertained WNDB radio listeners for over 30 years," the Dayton Beach station reported.

WHO with Warning on Delta Variant

The Delta strain poses the greatest threat to people who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccination provides protection against the new variant of the coronavirus.

Chief Scientist Sumya Swaminatan said this at a briefing by the World Health Organization. Broadcasts were conducted on Twitter-VOZ pages.