Infectious diseases

Half of Europeans vaccinated as Germany warns on rising virus cases

More than half of all European adults are now fully vaccinated, the EU said on July 22, as countries across Europe and Asia battled fresh outbreaks blamed on the fast-spreading Delta variant.

The European Central Bank said uncertainty over the wave of infections meant it was keeping the cash taps open to ensure the nascent economic recovery isn't snuffed out.

Expert fuels concerns over mosquito threat in Istanbul

A Turkish academic has raised the alarm over looming disease threats that could be caused by Asian tiger mosquitos which have recently been seen frequently and especially in Istanbul.

Many complaints have been coming in from Istanbul residents who generally get bitten by the Asian tiger mosquito, a carrier of malaria, yellow fever, the West Nile virus and the Zika virus.

CNSU updates list of high epidemiological risk countries; Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands in red zone

On Thursday, the National Committee for Emergency Situations updated the list of countries/territories with high epidemiological risk in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Andorra, Georgia, and Malaysia entering the red zone. At the same time, according to Decision no.

"If it weren't for Orban's advice..." VIDEO

"We have many vaccines, but we do not have enough vaccinated people, a number of people do not want to be vaccinated. I find it hard to understand that," Vucic said in an address to the media after the meeting with the Hungarian statesman.
The President of Serbia referred to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and recalled Orbn's advice.

67 COVID-19 patients in intensive care out of 400 hospitalisations

As many as 400 people with COVID-19 are hospitalised in Romania at specialist care facilities, out of whom 67 in intensive care, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force, reported on Sunday. In Romania, 1,821 people confirmed with the novel coronavirus are in isolation at home and 705 are in institutional isolation.