Vast majority of Greeks support vaccination, but reservations linger

A whopping 90 percent of Greeks believe in the effectiveness of vaccines in preventing infectious diseases according to a survey released today by Eurobarometer. The EU average is 86 percent.

The study was conducted at a time in which citizens' trust in vaccines has declined due to disinformation.

Nearly 500 Measles Cases in Bulgaria

There have been 497 cases of measles on the territory of Bulgaria as of April 24. The outbreak in Blagoevgrad Province is fading, but it is growing in Sofia-city and Sofia Province, writes NOVA TV. 

Each year the state allocates BGN 40 million to implement the immunization calendar, which is identical to those of other European countries.

460 Infected with Measles in Bulgaria, 20 of them are Hospital Staff

There are currently 460 measles patients in our country, 20 of which are working in hospitals, the chief state health inspector, Dr. Angel Kunchev, told BNT. He stressed on the need to vaccinate everyone who, for their work, are more exposed to infection - not only medical but also technical and security staff.