Influenza vaccine

WHO revises Covid-19 vaccine recommendations for Omicron-era

The World Health Organization has tailored its Covid-19 vaccination recommendations for a new phase of the pandemic, suggesting that healthy children and adolescents may not necessarily need a shot but older, high-risk groups should get a booster between 6 to 12 months after their last vaccine.

Bulgaria: More than 2 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines will be Discarded

Over 2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in Bulgaria will be scrapped. They expired last year. It is possible that the number of vaccines for destruction is even higher, because the health inspections still report unused quantities. In this year, nearly 2 million and 800 thousand doses of vaccines expire, the interest in immunization is weak.

Bulgarian Health Authorities expect a Severe Flu Wave to hit the Population

"I don't tend to make predictions about how severe the flu wave will be, but there are two reasons why experts are particularly cautious. One is the data from the Southern Hemisphere, where Australia and New Zealand have faced their worst flu epidemic since 5- 6 years. The other reason is that public immunity to influenza has declined during the pandemic."

Bulgarian Representative in the EMA: From Now on there Might be Annual Vaccination against COVID-19

"From now on, there is talk of a one-time, annual vaccination against COVID-19, similar to the seasonal flu vaccine", said on bTV Prof. Ilko Getov, our country's representative in the European Medicines Agency.