Vaccine-preventable diseases

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.

First Case of Measles in Varna

First case of measles was registered today in Varna. At St. Marina, a 40-year-old woman with symptoms of the disease was admitted.

She initially believed to be infected with flu until it was proved to be measles.

It is believed that the woman had infected after she was on vacation in Dobrinishte.