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Half a Million Children in European Region Not Fully Vaccinated in their First Year of Life

New 2023 data reveal both gaps and gains in immunization coverage

Society » Health | July 15, 2024, Monday // 10:49 | Viewed: 2221

Bulgaria Offers Rehabilitation to Children Injured in Kyiv Hospital Attack

Bulgaria will offer rehabilitation to children injured in the rocket attack on a children's hospital in Kyiv

Society » Health | July 10, 2024, Wednesday // 09:41 | Viewed: 1743

FLiRT Variant Emerges: Greece Faces New COVID-19 Challenge

A new variant of COVID-19, referred to as FLiRT, has been identified in Greece

Society » Health | July 9, 2024, Tuesday // 14:21 | Viewed: 3843

Hospitalized Children in Bulgaria Recovering from Cannabis Biscuit Incident

Several children hospitalized after consuming cannabis-laced biscuits have stabilized, with their conditions showing improvement, and doctors expect them to recover soon

Society » Health | July 9, 2024, Tuesday // 10:21 | Viewed: 1828

Six Children Hospitalized in Bulgarian City After Consuming Cannabis Biscuits

Six children were admitted to the "Dr. Georgi Stranski" University Hospital for Active Treatment in Pleven after consuming cannabis-infused biscuits

Society » Health | July 8, 2024, Monday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2327

Bulgarian Doctors Conduct Free Health Screenings for Compatriots in Albania

Professors and students from the Medical College of Trakia University in Stara Zagora took part in a charity initiative in Albania

Society » Health | July 4, 2024, Thursday // 14:23 | Viewed: 2359

Bulgaria Ends National COVID-19 Information Portal

The National System to combat COVID-19 and the Unified Information Portal,, will cease operations starting July 1

Society » Health | June 28, 2024, Friday // 17:08 | Viewed: 2292

Murder Convict Doctor Could Be Back in Operating Room in Bulgarian Town - Should He?

The request marks a precedent, with the prison director at Bobov dol evaluating the conditions under which Dr. Karastoyanov could resume his medical duties

Society » Health | June 27, 2024, Thursday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2056

Bulgaria Faces Obesity Crisis: 40% of Population Affected

A representative sociological survey by Trend Agency reveals that 40% of Bulgarians are obese

Society » Health | June 22, 2024, Saturday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2811

Snake Bite Incident in Bulgaria: Woman Hospitalized

A 20-year-old woman from Kresna, Bulgaria, is in intensive care at the Blagoevgrad hospital after being bitten by a snake

Society » Health | June 20, 2024, Thursday // 10:10 | Viewed: 3026

First Case of Monkeypox in Sofia

A confirmed case of monkeypox has been reported in Sofia, as indicated by data from the Metropolitan Regional Health Inspectorate for the period of June 10-16, 2024

Society » Health | June 17, 2024, Monday // 16:21 | Viewed: 3191

European Health Insurance Card: Your Key to Medical Care Across Europe

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) provides individuals with access to emergency and urgent medical or dental care while traveling for tourism, study, or work

Society » Health | June 17, 2024, Monday // 10:11 | Viewed: 3510

WHO Urges Development of New Antimicrobial Drugs to Combat Resistance

There is an urgent need for new and innovative antimicrobial drugs to replace those losing effectiveness due to widespread use

Society » Health | June 16, 2024, Sunday // 09:27 | Viewed: 2158

Just four Industries Cause 2.7m Deaths in the European Region Every Year

New WHO/Europe report highlights how big industry fuels chronic diseases, obstructs health policy and targets vulnerable people

Society » Health | June 12, 2024, Wednesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1936

Bird Flu Hits Mexico: First Human Death Confirmed!

A man in Mexico, who had pre-existing health conditions, has died after contracting the A(H5N2) strain of bird flu, according to an announcement from the World Health Organization (WHO)

Society » Health | June 6, 2024, Thursday // 08:48 | Viewed: 1821

Major Funding Approved for Bulgaria's New National Children's Hospital

The Bulgarian state has allocated an initial BGN 100 million for the national children's hospital

Society » Health | June 5, 2024, Wednesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1756

Lifesaving Heights: Air Emergency Medical Team Completes Inaugural Mission

Bulgaria's newly established Center for Air Emergency Medical Services has successfully completed its first mission

Society » Health | June 4, 2024, Tuesday // 12:14 | Viewed: 2303

Youth Smoking Epidemic: Survey Exposes Disturbing Trends in Bulgaria

Preliminary data from an online survey conducted by the Medical University - Plovdiv and the Health Care Foundation reveal concerning trends in smoking habits among children in Bulgaria

Society » Health | June 1, 2024, Saturday // 09:25 | Viewed: 2615

Measles Cases Across Europe Continue to Surge, Putting Millions of Children At Risk

Rapid response to measles outbreak is critical, as cases this year predicted to soon exceed total number reported in 2023

Society » Health | May 28, 2024, Tuesday // 13:01 | Viewed: 1429

Bulgaria's Emergency Services in Peril: 50% of Positions Vacant

A staffing crisis is looming in Bulgaria's emergency care sector, with around 2,000 paramedics currently without employment

Society » Health | May 27, 2024, Monday // 11:27 | Viewed: 2230

The pH Level in Shampoos: Why Is It Important?

Stylists recommend that you pay attention to the acidity of hair cosmetics, since this indicator affects the product's effectiveness.

Society » Health | May 16, 2024, Thursday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1671
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