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Bulgaria’s Health Authorities: We do not have an Emergency with Chicken Pox and Scarlet Fever

"At the moment, we are not in an emergency situation regarding the spread of chicken pox and scarlet fever," reported the Regional Health Inspection (RHI).

However, a report from the RHI website shows that in the same week in 2019 and 2020, the spread of scarlet fever was 25 and 19 cases. For the same week in 2023, they were 151, reports the National Radio.

Turkish doctors find link between COVID-19, helicobacter

A study conducted at a research and training hospital in the capital Ankara found links between COVID-19 and a widely-infectious bacteria.

The study - Effect of Helicobacter Pylori on the Presentation and Clinical Course of COVID-19 Infection - was published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition last month.

Baby boy hospitalized on Crete with meningococcal septicaemia

A 16-month-old boy was being treated in a children?s intensive-care unit at the University Hospital of Iraklio on the island of Crete on Saturday, with symptoms of meningococcal septicaemia, a life-threatening disease.

The toddler had been transferred to the Iraklio medical facility from Hania last Friday.