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Budapest Mayor Encourages Residents to Get Vaccinated

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.01.11.

Budapest Mayor Gergely Karácsony has called on residents to “trust the vaccine against coronavirus, doctors and researchers, and volunteer for inoculation in the interest of protecting themselves and others”.

In a video posted on Facebook on Saturday, Karácsony suggested that confidence in the vaccine had nothing to do with political affiliations. “Believe me, as an opposition mayor I have a thousand reasons not to trust the government, but trusting the vaccine is not an opinion on the government or the opposition”.

“We have the weapon to stop the pandemic at hand and we cannot afford not using it,” Karácsony said, adding that he had registered for vaccination.

Doctors of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Urge Everyone to Get Vaccinated
Doctors of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Urge Everyone to Get Vaccinated

In a statement, fifty doctors of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) drew attention to the importance of the coronavirus immunization. According to MTA’s Department of Medical Sciences, the spread of the epidemic can only be curbed with vaccination. In a statement published on Tuesday, MTA’s Department of Medical Sciences reminds everyone that it is […]Continue reading

In his video, Karácsony again offered cooperation to the government in getting the vaccine to as many people as possible.

Featured photo by Márton Mónus/MTI