Swine influenza

African swine fever detected in Serres

Veterinary inspectors have identified a case of African swine fever (ASF) in pig breeding farm in the Central Macedonian regional unit of Serres, the Ministry of Rural Development and Food has announced.

The ministry said national and regional veterinary teams have been sent to the area to deal with the case in line with EU and national legislation.

Covid and flu claim 144 lives last week

Health authorities on Thursday announced that 141 patients with Covid-19 and three with flu died in the week from December 26 to January 1. 

The Covid-related fatalities had a median age of 84 years, ranging from 2 years to 102 years, the National Organization for Public Health's (EODY) weekly epidemiological report for respiratory infections said.

Bulgarian Doctor: Peak of Flu and Acute Respiratory Diseases is expected in February

"Influenza isolation is increasing. We had an earlier season and we were finding mostly influenza A H3N2, but over time we are finding more of the other one - H1N1, and now they are even. Cases of flu and acute respiratory illnesses are doubling in two weeks, and this trend will continue in January, peaking in February." This is what Prof.

Bulgaria’s State Health Inspector Warns: 2,5 Distance and FF52 Protective Masks If Covid-19 Third Wave Comes

The warning that a third wave of the coronavirus is coming to our country is not intended to scare someone, but to warn that the trend for further spread of the disease is on the rise, told BNT National Health Inspector Assoc.Prof. Angel Kunchev.

Tight-Lipped Balkan Governments Scramble to Defend Against COVID-19

"It's confidential," Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic told a press conference on Thursday when asked how many ventilators the country has.

"At this moment, this is treated practically as a state secret in all countries," Brnabic said, but assured reporters that "Serbia has enough ventilators."