Tag: covid
Macedonia 14.09.21 | 21:12

Pressure aimed at witnesses of the neglect and abuse in the Covid hospitals

Witnesses who spoke out about the abuse and neglect in the Covid hospitals are being pressured and silenced, sources say. The most dramatic such case came when a man who spoke out after his father and brother died in the catastrophic fire in the Tetovo Covid hospital said that he is receiving death threats...

Macedonia 09.09.21 | 11:28

PHOTO, VIDEO: Dreadful scenes at the burnt Covid hospital in Tetovo

As morning came, the city of Tetovo woke to dreadful scenes at the site of the improvised Covid hospital that burnt down yesterday evening. At least 14 patients were killed and 12 people were injured in the inferno. Local new outlets shared the scene of charred beds and plastic.

Macedonia 09.09.21 | 08:33

Horrific tragedy in Tetovo, at least 14 dead as fire rips through improvised Covid hospital

The Macedonian public remains in the dark about the horrific tragedy that struck the modular Covid hospital in Tetovo yesterday evening. After hours of uncertainty, this morning prosecutors informed there were 14 casualties in the fire – all or almost all of them Covid patients who were hospitalized...

Macedonia 02.09.21 | 17:27

Tetovo police files charges against violations of Covid isolation orders

Tetovo police filed charges againts local citizens who violated orders to self-isolate because of Covid. Nine people from the city and villages between Tetovo and Gostivar were charged when police patrols did not find them in their homes, despite the isolation order. These two cities in the Polog Valley...

Balkans 30.08.21 | 10:51

Thousands of vaccine opponents gather against Greece’s Covid policy

Thousands of vaccine opponents took to the streets in two Greek cities on Sunday to demonstrate against the government’s coronavirus policies. Local media outlets estimated that 3,000 people took part in Athens, and more than 5,000 in the northern port city of Thessaloniki. Some 200 people broke away...

Macedonia 09.08.21 | 10:36

VMRO-DPMNE: The package of Covid measures is late and inefficient

VMRO-DPMNE says that  covid. The Covid measures are same as the government, ineffective and discriminatory. Now Zaev and Filipce are dealing with the consequences of the coronavirus, and the reasons for this now are the complete ignoring of the problem and the untimely immunization. The race for commissions,...

Macedonia 09.08.21 | 08:58

The youngest Covid victim was a mother, and two other women from Kumanovo lost the battle with the virus

A 29-year-old mother from Kumanovo died due to Kovid-19-related complications at a clinic in Skopje. Besides her, two other women from Kumanovo died, aged 49 and 74. The director of the Kumanovo hospital, Snezana Zaharieva, said that the youngest patient sought help on July 29, first at the infectious...

Macedonia 27.07.21 | 22:30

Tetovo: Fully vaccinated patient with prior illnesses died of Covid-19

A 62 year old man from Tetovo died of Covid-19 after being fully vaccinated with the Sinopharm vaccine. Local hospital manager Gzim Nuredini said that the man suffered from several prior illnesses, including kidney deficiency and high blood pressure, and likely did not develop sufficient immunity even...

World 18.07.21 | 11:10

Fauci says U.S. ‘probably would still have polio’ if there had been as much misinformation as with covid vaccines now

If the health misinformation currently spreading regarding coronavirus vaccines existed during the days of polio, it would have never been eradicated, Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser, said Saturday in an interview with CNN. “We probably would still have polio...

Health 18.07.21 | 10:15

Prof. Trajkovski: Those who did not believe in vaccines will die in the last covid wave

Dejan Trajkovski, a professor at the Technical University in Bitola, warns that it is simply unbelievable how everyone treats the upcoming wave unworried, both the population and the health authorities. In his latest analysis of the coronavirus situation in Macedonia, he says that the health authorities...

Macedonia 19.06.21 | 17:19

Another case of the Indian Covid strain identified in Macedonia

Another case of the Indian Covid strain was detected in Macedonia. It was found in a Macedonian citizen who was in Iraq and was treated in a private hospital in Macedonia after his return. The first such case was also identified in a person who was in Iraq.

Macedonia 15.06.21 | 21:03

Data breach in website for COVID-19 vaccine registration

The data left on the vakcinacija.mk website are not secure, a man told TV Alfa, claiming that in just seven minutes without special IT knowledge he managed to collect as many as 140 documents with personal data from the website, unique ID numbers, electronic records, type of vaccine, where and when people...

Macedonia 07.06.21 | 11:41

Indian Covid variant detected in patient at Macedonian private hospital, Health Ministry says he doesn’t pose a risk

The presence of the Indian Covid variant was detected last week in a patient hospitalized in a private hospital in Macedonia. According to the epidemiological survey conducted by the hospital, the patient returned from Iraq, where he had been ill and hospitalized for 10 days, and when he returned to...

Macedonia 22.04.21 | 12:27

Corona field hospital in Tetovo has not been put in service due to lack of water in the city

An improvised field hospital set up in Tetovo to help treat coronavirus patients still has not been put in service because of the lack of water in the city. Tetovo is undergoing water cuts for parts of the day after a reservoir built on Mount Shara was damaged. This has prevented the necessary tests...

Macedonia 19.04.21 | 11:32

Military historian Aleksandar Stojcev died of Covid-19

Historian Aleksandar Stojcev died aged 46 from the coronavirus infection. Stojcev was a well regarded military historian and director of the Military Museum, while teaching history at the Military Academy in Skopje. He also taught at the Goce Delcev University in Stip and the Ss. Cyril and Methodius...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 16:37

Political prisoner Mitko Cavkov hospitalized with low oxygen saturation levels

Former Interior Minister Mitko Cavkov, who was sentenced by the Zaev regime to 18 years in prison in the large, politically motivated April 27 trial, was admitted to a clinic in Skopje this afternoon. Cavkov contracted Covid-19 while imprisoned in the Stip prison, and was hospitalized with low oxygen...

Macedonia 08.04.21 | 14:51

19 year old girl died of likely coronavirus infection in Bitola

A 19 year old girl from Bitola who had Down Syndrome died of Covid-19. Bitola hospital director Biljana Gagacovska said that the girl was brought to the hospital in exceptionally bad condition and died only several hours after she was admitted. She will not be counted among the Covid-19 patients because...

Macedonia Sport 31.03.21 | 23:33

Macedonian coach Angelovski dedicates the win against Germany to his wife, who just got out of a difficult bout of Covid-19

Macedonian football team coach Igor Angelovski dedicated the spectacular win against Germany to his wife Tanja, who had a difficult fight with Covid-19, and to their three children. I want to dedicate the win to my wife. Until recently she fought hard against Covid-19 with serious symptoms. She only...

Macedonia 24.03.21 | 22:22

Doctor Sofijanova: We have greater spread among children with the new corona strain

Doctor Aspazija Sofijanova, who heads the Children’s Clinic in Skopje, warned that the current strain of the coronavirus is attacking children at a much greater degree than the previous strains. We need to focus on the children now. We reorganized and our third floor and some of the fourth floor...

Macedonia 23.01.21 | 22:18

Ministry of Health denies reports of illegal covid vaccination in the country

The Ministry of Health issued a statement regarding the reports of vaccines arriving in the country illegally, saying that the largest opposition party in the country in the period of introducing COVID vaccination, spreads fake news and manipulates the public by taking out of context a statement by the...