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Hungarians Quarantined in Tenerife Virus-hit Hotel May Come Home Soon

Non-Spanish nationals may be allowed to leave the virus-hit hotel in Tenerife, Spain has told Hungary’s foreign ministry, an official said on Thursday. Tamás Menczer, state secretary for communications and international representation, said the honorary consul in Tenerife and the consul from Madrid have been instructed to coordinate with representatives of neighboring countries …

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Hungarians Emptying Shelves of Supermarkets Although No Coronavirus Case Confirmed in Country

Although there are no confirmed cases of the Chinese coronavirus in Hungary yet, and only two Hungarian citizens are infected, both abroad in Japan and Austria,Hungarians have started to accumulate food with long shelf lives, such as rice, pasta, flour, and sugar as well as canned goods in fear of …

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Hungarian Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Japan

A Hungarian national has tested positive for coronavirus in Japan, a government official said on Monday. The patient is one of the crew members of a cruise ship stranded off the country’s coast because of a coronavirus outbreak, state secretary for communications and international representation Tamás Menczer said, citing Japanese authorities. The …

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Hungarians Evacuated from Wuhan Released from Coronavirus Hospital Quarantine

Hungarians evacuated from Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, earlier this month were discharged from a Budapest hospital quarantine on Sunday, the head of the National Institute of Hematology and Infectology at South Pest Central Hospital toldMTI. The six men and one woman were symptom-free for the entire duration of their quarantine …

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Coronavirus: Hungarian Staff Aboard Cruise Ship Quarantined off Japan Coast

Three Hungarians working aboard a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan due to coronavirus are not thought to be among those infected by the virus, a foreign ministry officialsaid on Wednesday. The Hungarian embassy in Japan is making attempts to contact them by phone, state secretary Tamás Menczer said …

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Coronavirus Prevention: Wuhan Hungarians Feel Healthy after Return, says Chief Medical Officer

Hungarians who have returned home from Wuhan in China feel healthy but for the sake of safety they will remain quarantined for two weeks, the chief medical officer said on Monday. No one in Hungary is carrying coronavirus, but the seven people quarantined will undergo several tests, Cecília Müller told public news channel M1. …

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Coronavirus: Hungary – China Direct Flights to be Suspended ‘If Necessary’

If necessary, the government might suspend direct flights between China and Hungary, head of the Prime Minister’s Office, Gergely Gulyás said at his regular weekly press conference on Thursday. During his press briefing, Gulyás said the most important topic of Wednesday’s cabinet meeting was the coronavirus. The government was also briefed …

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Chinese Pilot with Fever Transported to Budapest Hospital, but No Sign of Coronavirus, says Ministry

A Chinese pilot who is being treated in a Budapest hospital shows no sign of being infected with coronavirus, the Ministry of Human Resources (Emmi) said in a statement on Wednesday. The pilot was transported from Liszt Ferenc International Airport to a city hospital on Tuesday evening with a fever and was put …

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Coronavirus: As of Now, Hungary Not Affected

More and more airports around the world are taking preventative safety measures against the rapidly spreading coronavirus in China, but for now, Hungarian authorities don’t think these actions are necessary at Budapest Airport (Liszt Ferenc International). Also, at a press conference, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó emphasized there have been no reports of …

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