Vaccine-preventable diseases

Measles cases soar 400 percent in Africa this year

Africa is facing an explosion of preventable diseases due to delays in vaccinating children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on April 28, with measles cases jumping 400 percent.

Twenty African countries reported measles outbreaks in the first quarter of this year, eight more than in the first three months of 2021.

Bulgarian: Professor: It is very Likely that there will be a New COVID Wave in the Autumn

"The decline in COVID-19 cases is steady but the rate of decline is slowing. It is very likely that new mutations will emerge in the autumn to winter period of 2022, leading to a new variant that will increase morbidity. Probably the wave will be milder but there will be more infected people," said on Nova TV Prof.

Acute hepatitis: Is adenovirus 41 linked to the outbreak of cases in children? Much more contagious than Covid-19

The medical community around the world is on alert after the outbreak of acute hepatitis cases in children in various countries.

The most worrying thing of all, is the fact that some of the children who got sick (about 10%) needed a liver transplant, a development that shows the severity of the condition.

Pulmonologist Tzanakis: What is known on hepatitis that affects children

The associate Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Mr Nikos Tzanakis, spoke to MEGA channel about the appearance of hepatitis in children in Europe and its correlation with Covid-19.

Mr. Tzanakis referred to hepatitis and stressed that it has nothing to do with Covid-19.

129 New Cases of Omicron were Identified in Bulgaria

Co-infection between influenza strain A (H3N2) and SARS-CoV-2 proved by National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (NCIPD)

129 cases of the viral variant Omicron of SARS-CoV-2 have been identified in Bulgaria after cell genomic sequencing performed by the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases.

Autumn brings early outbreak of respiratory infections

Ljubljana – The season of respiratory infections in children is in full swing, having kicked in earlier than in previous years. There is an uptick in young children who need hospital treatment, including in intensive care. One of the reasons is that respiratory viruses circulated at very low levels during the epidemic due to anti-coronavirus measures.