Bulgaria’s Health Minister: We are Shortening the Quarantine for both Vaccinated and Non-Vaccinated

"The virus type and mutation are different compared to previous waves. That is why an expert council takes adequate measures week by week, in order for them to not apply for a whole month."

This is what the Acting Minister of Health, Dr. Asen Medzhidiev explained to BNR regarding the current situation with the coronavirus.

Europe Recommends a Second Booster for Everyone over 16 years old

The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) recommend considering a second booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for people aged 60 to 79 years and those in a state of health that makes them exposed to a high risk of acute diseases.

New booster shot appointments opened, says ministry

With COVID-19 numbers rising again, Health Ministry opened up booster shot appointments in an effort to increase dropping the number of infections.

One of BioNTech, Sinovac or Turkovac vaccines can be chosen for the booster shot, which will be the sixth dose for those aged 65 and over and also those in risky groups.