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Coronavirus: Hungary Donates Ventilators to Ukraine

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.01.22.

The Hungarian government is donating fifty ventilators to Ukraine with a view to assisting the country in its defence against coronavirus, the foreign ministry said on Friday.

The ministry said in a statement that it is partnering with the Hungarian Ecumenical Aid charity to deliver the ventilators to Ungvár (Uzhhorod), in western Ukraine, from where they will be sent to 46 health institutions across the country.

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At the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, according to Prime Minister Orbán, Hungary had a supply of 2,560 respirators to help treat those who are in intensive hospital care due to their severe symptoms caused by the virus. To prepare for the worst case scenario, the PM said they were on the hunt to buy […]Continue reading

The ventilators were shipped to Ukraine on Friday, the ministry said.

Featured photo illustration by Márton Mónus/MTI