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The Czech Republic’s Státní ústav pro kontrolu léčiv (State Institute For Drug Control, or SÚKL), has reported 5 deaths in the country that might stem from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, Seznam reports. There have been a total of 729 negative side effects reported, which amounts to about 1.5% of all the people vaccinated so far.  “COVID-19 vaccines are being distributed to a large number of people, including people who suffer from serious health problems or comorbidities… As a result, there may be reports of side effects, which may result in death,” the agency reported.  All deaths thought to be in connection with the vaccine get extensively studied by the European Medicine Agency (EMA) to determine influencing factors. Whatever is discovered,Read more.

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When it comes to the pandemic, some days are better and some are gloomily worse than others. On Tuesday 28th, Prague recorded the highest daily increase of new Covid-19 cases, English Radio CZ reports. According to the same report, 275 new cases were detected around the country with 101 registered in Prague, making it the highest daily increase in infections in the capital throughout the pandemic. This brings the entire Covid-19 infections rate to 24 per 100,000 citizens, or, to be more precise, up to 3,997 active cases in total according to the Worldometer. The news comes following the massive spread of the disease in one of Prague’s night clubs, where 65 people got infected. Similarly, Ústí nad Labem regionRead more.