Medicine

For the First Time: Sofia Will Host a World Meeting of Child Cardiologists and Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Sofia hosts the first ever World Meeting of Child Cardiologists and Cardiothoracic Surgeons. For three days, the world elite in this field will discuss and present important clinical cases in heart surgery. This is a great chance for children's cardiac surgeons to exchange experiences and discuss current cases from their practice, Darik Dr.

Snake Bites Boom in the Beginning of the Summer

Snake bites boom in the beginning of the summer. Alerts and warnings with pictures and reptile videos in parks and gardens are flooding social networks.

Because of the frequent rainfall, the heat and the burgeoning grass we can meet snakes in parks and gardens. Snake bites cases are already registered in Haskovo, Stara Zagora and Gorna Oryahovitsa.

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.

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. 

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