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No vaccines against conspiracy theories

Fears provoked by the anti-vaccination movement may appear exaggerated if we consider that, worldwide, the vast majority of people believe that vaccines are safe and effective (79 percent and 84 percent, respectively, according to the World Health Organization). Yet a small number of unvaccinated people is enough to threaten the immunity of the population.

West Nile death toll rises to 20

The death toll from the West Nile virus since June this year has risen to 20, according to this week's report by the National Health Organization (EODY).

Up until September 12, authorities had diagnosed a total of 176 cases of the mosquito-borne virus. Of these, 109 developed illnesses affecting the central nervous system such as encephalitis or meningitis.

29th Congress of the World Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons to be Held at National Palace of Culture in Bulgaria

From 6 to 8 September 2019, the 29th Congress of the World Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons will take place at the National Palace of Culture, said the organizers.

Expert rebuffs WHO, says Greek measles epidemic has been contained

The Greek Health Ministry's Immunization Committee is planning to send the World Health Organization (WHO) a letter asking that it clarify its decision last week to list Greece among four European nations - including the Czech Republic, Albania and the United Kingdom - where measles is no longer considered eradicated.

Doctors call for precautions as West Nile Virus continues to spread

The Athens Medical Association (ISA) has renewed its call to the public to take all the necessary precautions as the West Nile Virus continues to spread across the country.
According to the latest data, the number of infections has risen to 96 while the death toll has climbed to 10.

Father and Son Drowned near Bulgarian Resort Sinemorets, their Friend was Found Alive

The man searched by divers searching the sea near the unguarded Lippi beach in Sinemorets was discovered. A drowned man and a young boy were found in the same area today. This was announced by the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Interior-Burgas.

Urologists at St. Marina Hospital Perform Unique for Bulgaria Dual Robot-assisted Surgery

The urological team at St. Marina Hospital in Pleven performed a unique for the country dual robot-assisted surgery on a 57-year-old patient with two malignancies - prostate cancer and left kidney tumor, said the press office of the hospital.