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The World Health Organization declared an international health emergency FOTO/VIDEO

The situation had become critical when the virus had spread to the city of Goma, home to two million citizens. This city is situated on the border with Uganda, and Congo officials claim that a priest who used several false names brought the disease into the city.

1000 Cases of Violence Against Children are Registered in Bulgaria Only for this Year

About 1,000 cases of child abuse are registered in 2019 by the Agency for Social Assistance. Most cases were registered in Sofia, Montana, Varna, Veliko Tarnovo. This was reported today by Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Policy Zornitsa Rusinova to the delegates of the two-day regional conference aimed at preventing and dealing with violence against children, the social ministry said.

Sofia Hosts a Regional Conference on the Violence Against Children

Bulgaria's capital Sofia hosts a regional conference on the prevention and elimination violence against children organized by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policies, the State Agency for Child Protection, UNICEF, the World Health Organization and non-government organizations.

Only 40% of Bulgarians Consider Vaccines as Safe

Public distrust of vaccines means that the world is taking a step backwards in the fight against lethal but preventable diseases, said experts quoted by the BBC and the Bulgarian National Radio.

The largest global survey of attitudes to immunisation indicates that confidence in the vaccines is low in some regions.

More Than 1 mln People Worldwide Are Infected with Sexually Transmitted Infections Every Day

Most infections are treatable and can easily be prevented, reported NOVA TV.

More than one million people worldwide are infected with sexually transmitted infections every day, and the most alarming are the levels of chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and syphilis. This is the report of the World Health Organization (WHO), quoted by BGNES.

Free Examinations for Migraine Sufferers Will Take Place at "St. Naum" Hospital in Sofia

Free medical examinations for patients with headaches will take place in University Hospital for Neurology and Psychiatry "Sveti Naum" "from 3rd to 7th June this year. They are organized by the Clinic of Neurodegenerative and Peripheral Nervous Diseases and the Bulgarian Headache and Pain Society , initiated by its President, Professor Ivan Milanov.

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