Covid-19. March 19

Cyprus, Palestine and Poland join the updated list of countries affected by the pandemic, with arrivals from them requiring isolation. Israel and Slovenia have been removed from the list, reports the Ministry of Health. Travellers […]


Q&A on Covid-19

Why do children easily tolerate COVID-19, what happens to those who get sick when they meet the virus, and should we be afraid of vaccinations? Why do children easily cope with coronavirus? Young children make […]

Covid. Vaccination. Vilnius Municipality photo

Covid-19. March 16

Lithuania is temporarily suspending vaccination with AstraZeneca. “I received a recommendation from the National Medicines Control Agency, which, like other European Union countries, recommends suspending vaccination with AstraZeneca as a precaution until the European Medicines […]


Covid-19. March 15

The government proposed to extend traffic restrictions in 16 municipalities. The restrictions would also apply to Vilnius and the Vilnius region, Klaipėda and Neringa. The Ministry of Healthcare also proposes to extend the restrictions in […]

Welfare state and Lithuania

What kind of welfare state are Lithuanians expecting?

The topic of the welfare state gained more attention in the country last year, when the incumbent Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda shared his vision of Lithuania as a strong, just, green and innovative welfare state, […]


What does the future hold for Jonas Valančiūnas?

28-year-old Lithuanian Jonas Valančiūnas has been one of the so-called ‘golden generation’ of Lithuanian professional basketball players, having arrived stateside as the fifth overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. For the last decade, Valančiūnas […]


Covid-19. March 9

Over the past day, 462 new cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed and 4 deaths have been reported, the Department of Statistics said today. In the last two weeks, out of 100,000 inhabitants, the […]