Infectious diseases

VMA Will Held Free Lyme Disease Tests

The Military Medical Academy (VMA) organizes free examinations for Lyme disease. From today, June 19th, the Department of Infectious Diseases will consult adults and children over twelve-years-old, bitten by ticks. Lyme disease cases in the country are now around 100.

Lyme disease is the most common infection in Bulgaria, which is transmitted by a tick bite. 

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.

70 Cases of Lyme Disease and 30 of Marsh Fever After Tick Bites

"In case of a tick bite we recommend seeking medical attention, especially when it comes to children or when the tick has entered deep into the human skin. It is important to remove it as quickly as possible. Its entire body must be removed, because any disruption of its integrity poses risks. " This was emphasized to the Bulgarian National Radio by Dr.