Bulgarian Health Ministry: Level of Vaccinated Teachers and Medical Workers Still Low

The percentage of medics vaccinated against COVID-19 in Bulgaria is shamefully low to disclose - a little over 20 percent, the share of vaccinated teachers is also low. Only few schools and kindergartens in the country have nearly 100% of their staff vaccinated.

Half of Europeans vaccinated as Germany warns on rising virus cases

More than half of all European adults are now fully vaccinated, the EU said on July 22, as countries across Europe and Asia battled fresh outbreaks blamed on the fast-spreading Delta variant.

The European Central Bank said uncertainty over the wave of infections meant it was keeping the cash taps open to ensure the nascent economic recovery isn't snuffed out.

Serbia prepares new package of measures due to delta strain; It will be a severe blow

"It is obvious that the fourth wave of coronavirus will be very strong if we do not increase the percentage of vaccination, and that is why the state is preparing measures to stimulate vaccination. The state will present all the details in the coming days", he told Kurir daily.

As Vaccination Campaigns Falter, CEE Countries Get Creative

"Sometimes it's not enough to copy solutions … It is important to understand how they will work in our mentality, and consider carefully whether we have a solution that will have a greater impact for the same [amount of] money and which will be the result of understanding what is behind vaccination hesitation," Lauri Korajlija said.