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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...

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A Summer Covid-19 Wave in Bulgaria

Coronavirus infections are on the rise all around Europe. Is Bulgaria threatened by a new Covid-19 invasion this summer? Currently there is no leap in infected and the more contagious sub-variants do not seem to be in the country. These Covid sub-variants are known to elude immunity, especially if it...

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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...

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Bulgarian authorities prepare for Monkeypox

The authorities in charge of public health in Bulgaria are currently discussing ways to stop the spread of Monkeypox, and if possible prevent it from entering the country. Those who have been infected and anyone in contact with them would be required to remain in isolation for a period of...

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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...

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Big Pharma Prices Are Out Of Control

In Bulgaria, the cost of prescription drugs has risen by 10%. Nikolai Kostov, the president of the Association of Pharmacy Owners, said that medical supplies and medications are becoming more expensive. “Price increases by several of our vendors were twofold. As a general rule, the growth in relative terms is...

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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...

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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...

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