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Hungary PM Orban says first COVID-19 vaccine shipment could arrive in late December, early January

FILE PHOTO: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban arrives for day two of an EU summit in Brussels, Belgium October 16, 2020. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via REUTERS reuters_tickers
This content was published on October 30, 2020 - 08:01

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The first shipment of coronavirus vaccines is expected to arrive in Hungary in late December or early January, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told state radio on Friday.

Orban said Hungary was talking to China and Russia as well about vaccines, which could allow Hungary access to two or three different vaccines in the spring.

(Reporting by Krisztina Than; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

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