Tag: vaccination
Macedonia 23.07.21 | 22:50

Filipce: Almost one percent of the population were vaccinated in one day

Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce said that the vaccination rate is picking up, and that “almost one percent of the population was vaccinated today”. Macedonia has outdated population statistics, but Filipce is probably referring to a number of about 20,000 doses. Normally, on a good day,...

Macedonia 19.07.21 | 15:28

Ohrid residents waiting for an hour and a half to get inoculated in the modular hospital

Ohrid residents are waiting even for an hour and a half in front of the vaccination site in the modular hospital to get inoculated, and no one informed them that the “Biljanini Izvori” vaccination site was closed, “Ohrid24” reported. The mass immunization of the population is...

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...

Macedonia 17.07.21 | 21:17

Panovski: The vaccine is voluntary, no one has the right to force you to receive it

Doctor Nikola Panovski says that receiving a vaccine is a voluntary choice of every citizen and no one has the right to force citizens to get vaccinated. Therefore, Dr. Panovski says that the authorities, instead of using threats to citizens to get vaccinated should try to clearly explain the benefits...

Macedonia 13.07.21 | 11:01

Daily vaccination report: 9,335 total doses issued, 6,413 of them were booster shots

A total of 9,335 citizens were vaccinated yesterday – of them, 6,413 received the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Starting yesterday, the Healthcare Ministry began allowing vaccination without prior registration and introduced mobile vaccination teams that will travel through remote villages.  

Health 09.07.21 | 14:37

Filipce: No need for new restrictions, focus to be put on vaccination

The coronavirus situation in Macedonia is currently stable and there’s no need for additional restrictions. Lockdowns were enforced when we didn’t have access to vaccines. Now that we do, we should put focus on the vaccination process, Health Minister Venko FIlipce said on Friday. Filipce announced...

Macedonia 07.07.21 | 14:13

Dr. Nikolov: Measures, speeding up the vaccination process needed to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus variant

Igor Nikolov, President of the Health Committee of VMRO-DPMNE reminded on the “24 Analysis” show how last year the same period the government said that everything was under control and there was no need for measures, and soon after the hospitals became overwhelmed and dealing with the coronavirus...

Health 07.07.21 | 12:25

Health Ministry urges people to get vaccinated en masse, seven Delta variant cases detected in Macedonia

Vaccination is the only way to prevent the spread of the Delta variant in the country, and thus prevent a possible new big wave of the virus. After detecting the presence of the Indian variant with seven patients, it turned out that they were not vaccinated, which once again confirms the fact that the...

Macedonia 06.07.21 | 10:44

Bulgaria to stop vaccination of Macedonian nationals at the border on July 31

A month and a half after the vaccination of Macedonian nationals on the border with Macedonia began, the Bulgarian company “Komak Medical” will shut down the site on July 31, the owner of the company and doctor Milen Vrabevski told MIA’s correspondent in Sofia. The reason for the decision,...

Macedonia 05.07.21 | 09:20

Over 10,000 Macedonians got vaccinated in Vranje alone, Filipce and Zaev to refund their money!

Every day new defeating data about the catastrophic management of the corona crisis by Zaev and Filipce, accused the opposition VMRO-DPMNE. Due to the incompetent government, 10,000 Macedonian citizens were vaccinated in Vranje alone, and the total number who went to primarily in Serbia and the neighborhood...

Macedonia 04.07.21 | 10:26

VMRO-DPMNE submits bill on refunding citizens vaccinated in Serbia

The opposition VMRO-DPMNE submitted to the Parliament a bill on refunding Macedonian citizens who went to get vaccinated in Serbia. The irresponsibility and delay of the government in procuring Covid-19 vaccines cost human lives. The vaccination fiasco forces Macedonian citizens to get vaccinated outside...

Macedonia 03.07.21 | 14:02

Nikoloski: VMRO-DPMNE proposes law envisaging refund to 40,000 Macedonian citizens who got vaccinated abroad due to the incompetence of Filipce and Zaev

The vaccination fiasco in Macedonia costs thousands of lives lost and hundreds of thousands of people who fought or are fighting the coronavirus. Seeking salvation for their own lives and their own health, many Macedonian citizens decided to get vaccinated abroad, because the incompetent government of...

Macedonia 27.06.21 | 15:15

Sixty-minute wait times at Tabanovce border crossing with Serbia

Long lines of vehicles and thirty- to sixty-minute wait times have been reported at the Tabanovce border crossing with Serbia. Most Macedonian citizens go to Vranje and Nis to get a Covid-19 jab.

Macedonia 26.06.21 | 23:18

“Boris Trajkovski” vaccination site as steam boiler: Patients and medical staff collapse due to heat

There are no basic conditions for immunization in the sports center “Boris Trajkovski” where the vaccination takes place. It is unbearably hot in the hall and so people who went there to get the jab yesterday told “Republika” that several people in front of them collapsed due...

Macedonia 24.06.21 | 13:01

Mass vaccination should resume next week with the arrival of Sinovac vaccines

Mass vaccination is expected to resume next week, after a large shipment of Sinovac vaccines will arrive on Sunday, and additional 100,000 doses of Pfizer will be delivered on Saturday, said Healthcare Ministe Venko Filipce. The long delay in the shipments led to a virtual stand-still in vaccinations...

Macedonia 20.06.21 | 21:57

Macedonia has the worst vaccination rate in the region

Macedonia continues to lag badly in its vaccination rate, and remains worst ranked in the region. With just 22 doses administered per 100 inhabitants, Macedonia is now 85th in the world, down four places from last week. The equivalent ranking includes Samoa and Moldova. Meanwhile, in the region, Albania...

Macedonia 18.06.21 | 17:40

Over 15,000 Macedonian citizens expected to get re-vaccinated in Serbia in the coming days

Over 15,000 Macedonian citizens are expected to receive their booster shots in Serbia this weekend and in the coming days. This is the large first wave of citizens who flocked to Serbia in late March, at a time when Macedonia had almost no vaccines, but Serbia was offering vaccination with Astra Zeneca...

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 | 11:13

No new vaccination appointments, Chinese vaccines expected to arrive

There are no new appointments for the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, react the citizens who have not still received vaccination appointment. The number of citizens receiving the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine is decreasing. The Ministry of Health informed that on Saturday only 1,255 citizens received...

Balkans 05.06.21 | 23:02

2,000 citizens from Macedonia and BiH vaccinated in Serbia over the weekend

Free vaccination of citizens from neighboring countries continues in Serbia, with Macedonian citizens flocking to Vranje over the weekend to get the Covid-19 jab, and the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina getting vaccinated in Loznica, RTS reported. According to the Serbian public broadcaster, during...