Bulgarian virologists keep an eye  both on Covid-19 and Monkeypox

Bulgarian virologists keep an eye  both on Covid-19 and Monkeypox

Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in the United Kingdom and Greece. The World Health Organization (WHO) warns against ignoring the virus because there are still lethal alternatives. How is coronavirus spreading in Bulgaria? Prof. Radostina Alexandrova, a BAS virologist, told reproters that the number of cases is rising. “The epidemic has not vanished….

Omicron could be more Dangerous than we thought says research

Omicron could be more Dangerous than we thought says research

Omicron illustrates that we shouldn’t be complacent about our immunity to COVID-19.   According to Asst. Prof. Lyubomira Nikolaeva-Glomb, Head of the Department of Virology at the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases of Bulgaria, although the infection is milder, it is not for people at risk. She expressed disappointment of the fact that Bulgaria’s…

Fourth booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Bulgaria 

Fourth booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Bulgaria 

The national legislation of Bulgaria stipulates that Covid-19 vaccines are to be administered in accordance with the approval of the European Medicines Agency.  Therefore, the Ministry of Health of Bulgaria requested an opinion from the European Expert Consultative Committee for Immunization Control for administering the second booster dose of mRNA vaccines against Covid-19. According to…

Covid-19 Scams 
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Covid-19 Scams 

The pandemic had a devastating effect on everyone’s personal and financial well-being during the preceding several years. In addition to the virus, the sickness, and the restrictions, people also suffered from scammers.  Victims were targeted by scammers who saw COVID-19 as a tool to steal money. The first five months of 2020 saw a total…

Omicron in Bulgaria 

Omicron in Bulgaria 

Omicron coronavirus was found in all 92 Covid-19 patient samples collected by Bulgaria’s National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (NCIPD) on June 8. Over the course of the week of May 2-17, the researchers collected samples from 20 of Bulgaria’s 28 districts. Four NCIPD sample group patients had died, four were in the hospital,…

HealthBuddy+ available in Bulgaria and North Macedonia

HealthBuddy+ available in Bulgaria and North Macedonia

As harmful to public health as COVID-19, false information disseminated via social media and other digital platforms has become widespread. Misinformation hurts health and kills people. To debunk false COVID-19 claims and provide factual information across Europe, WHO/Europe and UNICEF ECARO launched HealthBuddy+ online in May 2020 as a joint effort. Developed into an app…

Covid 19 is back in Bulgaria

Covid 19 is back in Bulgaria

29 Bulgarians who tested positive for Covid-19 died last week, according to a report on the unified information page dated June 6. Bulgaria’s weekly mortality toll from Covid-19 has been the lowest since 2022. According to the reports released on June 5th and 6th, there were no Covid-19 deaths. There have been 1,165,856 new coronavirus…

Bulgaria COVID Update

Bulgaria COVID Update

According to data released by the Bulgarian Government, the total number infected with Coronavirus cases in Bulgaria amount to 1,165,807. This is the number after one thousand seven hundred and thirteen administered new tests and eighty new infections detected on this Saturday – 4th of June. Above sixty six percent of the latter were of…

Unvaccinated HIV positive develop a “longer” COVID 

Unvaccinated HIV positive develop a “longer” COVID 

“There have been worries regarding a more severe and worse prognosis of COVID-19 in people living with HIV since the beginning of the pandemic, due to the higher frequency and danger of complications from infections with other recognized respiratory viruses.” In reality, early data from the United States, South Africa, and the United Kingdom were…

Bulgaria sees 113 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours

Bulgaria sees 113 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours

According to fresh data that was recently made available on the Unified Information Portal in Bulgaria, 133 new instances of coronavirus virus have been documented in the country over the past 24 hours. In Bulgaria, the total number of coronavirus infection cases that have been confirmed has reached 1,164,659. There are currently 77,593 open cases….

Bulgaria releases the latest coronavirus data for the last 24 hours

Bulgaria releases the latest coronavirus data for the last 24 hours

According to statistics from the Unified Information Portal, there have been exactly 100 newly diagnosed cases of COVID-19 in Bulgaria in the previous 24 hours. During the course of the day, 2501 experiments were carried out. More than 82,000 people are now battling the disease, but only a small number of those people have been declared…

Bulgaria reports Omicron strain coronavirus in all of its collected samples for the period of April-May

Bulgaria reports Omicron strain coronavirus in all of its collected samples for the period of April-May

The Center for Parasitic and Infectious Diseases (NCIPD) of Bulgaria announced yesterday, on May 25th that  the Omicron strain of Coronavirus have been discovered in all of the 180 samples sent for testing. These samples were taken from current COVID-19 patients across the country.  The samples were taken from 17 of the 28 regions comprising…

Overall caseloads in Bulgaria come down as the country seems to be getting back to normal 

Overall caseloads in Bulgaria come down as the country seems to be getting back to normal 

According to statistics obtained from Unified Information Portal, a total of 3,021 screenings for coronavirus have been carried out throughout Bulgaria during the course of the past 24 hours, and 96 of those tests returned positive results (representing around 3.2 percent). Within the same time period, three people succumbed to the effects of Covid, whereas…

The COVID-19 situation in Bulgaria seems to be improving

The COVID-19 situation in Bulgaria seems to be improving

As of May 20, 2022, there have been an additional 262 instances of the  coronavirus in Sofia, Bulgaria, according to statistics from the unified information site. In the previous 24 hours, an extra 5655 tests were carried out, resulting in these new instances. The latest COVID-19 infection positive rate is at 4.6%. The overall number…

Bulgaria demands that it should get vaccines according to its population needs, writes to the EU

Bulgaria demands that it should get vaccines according to its population needs, writes to the EU

The Ministry of Health wrote to the EU, saying that it wants to get enough COVID-19 vaccines to meet the needs of the population, according to the ministry’s press centre. So far, it has been shown that betting on more vaccines than a country needs doesn’t work. The Ministry of Health points out that this is the…