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Young Bulgarian Scholars Contribute to World Scientific Progress

At a time when we are becoming increasingly aware of the crucial importance of science for the protection of human health and for the global development, we would like to remind you of some of the meetings radio Bulgaria has had during the year with young Bulgarian scholars who a significant contribution to science.

Infectious Disease Specialist: The New Strain of Coronavirus Will Not Make the Vaccine Useless

"At the moment, there is no evidence that the new strain of coronavirus, discovered in the UK, makes the vaccine meaningless, because the vaccine, like the natural disease, leads to the formation of neutralizing antibodies and cellular immunity. " said, Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Medical University in Sofia.

Weather Today - Still Cloudy with Light Rainfall

In some places in Eastern Bulgaria, and in the northeastern regions the rain will mix with snow. Around and in the afternoon over Southwestern Bulgaria there will be temporary breaks in the clouds.

It will be almost quiet in most parts of the country, in the eastern regions with a weak northeast wind.

Director of Pirogov Emergency Hospital: There Are Hidden Cases of Coronavirus

"The number of new cases of COVID-19 and mortality do not decrease at the expected rate after the introduction of new measures because there is a hidden morbidity. There are infected people who prefer not to be examined, do not allow us to register them - to quarantine them and their relatives," said Director of "Pirogov" emergency hospital Prof. Asen Baltov on bTV this morning.

Bulgarian Diplomat: Russia Is Interested in Delaying N Macedonia's EU Accession

Expulsion of one diplomat does not mean reduction of their number. There will be a new military attache and new spies will be sent to Bulgaria, explained diplomat Milen Keremedchiev on Nova TV in connection with the Russian diplomat expelled from the country for espionage. There are two reasons why.

Immunologist: By Now New Strain of Covid-19 Is Probably in Bulgaria

There is no hiding from the new strain of COVID-19 . It is probably already in Bulgaria, it should be because people travel. Even if we close the UK, the new strain will not be stopped as it is already spreading in other countries. That's what immunologist Prof. Andrey Chorbanov said on NOVA TV.

Bulgaria Bans Flights To and From UK

Bulgaria has banned foreigners arriving from the UK until January 31st. The new order of the Minister of Health came into force at midnight. The reason is the newly discovered strain of coronavirus in the UK.

The decision was made late last night after an extraordinary meeting with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.

New Order in Bulgaria: 10-Day Quarantine for All Arrivals from UK and Northern Ireland

New restrictive measures are introduced to all persons entering the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

With his Order, the Minister of Health Prof. Kostadin Angelov imposed a mandatory 10-day quarantine on all persons, including Bulgarian citizens arriving from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

A Russian and Three Bulgaria Citizens Indicted in US

One Russian and three Bulgarian citizens face criminal charges in the United States for illegal export of strategic technologies to Russia, the US Justice Department reported. The names of the Bulgarians are Dimitar Dimitrov, Milan Dimitrov and Mariana Gargova, and the Russian is Ilias Sabirov, TASS reported.