Hungarian journalists demand access to COVID wards

Posted by on March 31, 2021 2:50 pm
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BUDAPEST, Hungary — More than two dozen Hungarian media outlets on Wednesday sent an open letter to the government demanding greater transparency and access to hospitals for journalists covering the COVID-19 pandemic. Only Hungary’s state media have been allowed inside COVID wards, and journalists have complained that a government order prohibiting medical staff from speaking…