Greek Drug agency bans exports to EU temporarily

Greece’s national drug agency (EOF) announced on Wednesday it would temporary ban the export of dozens of pharmaceuticals to the EU and third countries in an effort to avert a possible shortage caused by capital controls imposed on Greeks banks for the past 3 weeks. The agency said a ban on 73 drugs was an emergency measure to protect public health.

Turkey Gives 100,000 Vaccines to Bulgaria

Turkey will be donating 100,000 vaccines to Bulgaria in order to ensure that the preventative procedures will b uphold according to the schedule outlined by the Healthcare Ministry.

The announcement was made by healthcare Minister Petar Moskov at a news conference Wednesday.

In return, Bulgaria will be supplying Turkey with anti-tuberculosis vaccines.

Vaccination now mandatory for all children in Serbia

Vaccination now mandatory for all children in Serbia

BELGRADE -- A written consent of children's legal guardians is no longer necessary to inoculate children in Serbia after parliament passed a law making this obligatory.

Deputies in the Serbian National Assembly on Friday adopted a draft bill amending the Law on Protection of the Population from Contagious Diseases.

AgriMin Constantin announces bluetongue disease vaccine campaign in 2015

Romania will carry out a bluetongue disease vaccine campaign in 2015, Agriculture Minister Daniel Constatin announced on Sunday at the public television TVR. He also mentioned short-term diplomatic efforts to convince foreign countries not to block imports from Romania.