WHO revises Covid-19 vaccine recommendations for Omicron-era

The World Health Organization has tailored its Covid-19 vaccination recommendations for a new phase of the pandemic, suggesting that healthy children and adolescents may not necessarily need a shot but older, high-risk groups should get a booster between 6 to 12 months after their last vaccine.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Over 250 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

Two hundred and fifty-five cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Bulgaria in the last 24 hours, 56.86% of them are among unvaccinated people, according to the data published in the Unified Information Portal. The dead are two, neither of whom was vaccinated.

With this, the total number of victims of the pandemic in Bulgaria reached 38,250.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 79 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

79 are the new cases of COVID-19 in Bulgaria, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal.

Three people died.

3.6% is the share of positive results from the 2211 tests performed.

To date, 259 people are in hospitals, 29 of them in intensive care units. There are 27 new hospital admissions.

Bulgaria wants Brussels to Buy Out its Unneeded Vaccines against COVID-19

Bulgaria, Poland, Lithuania and Hungary insist on renegotiating the conditions for the supply of Pfizer's vaccines against COVID-19, according to a joint statement of their health ministers, quoted by the BTA correspondent in Brussels.

According to the announcement, they submitted their position to the EU Council of Health Ministers, which is meeting on Tuesday in Brussels.

Bulgaria and other EU Countries will Insist on the Termination of the Contract with "Pfizer" for Covid Vaccines

Bulgaria and several other EU countries will insist that the European Health Commission terminate the contract with "Pfizer-Biontech" for the supply of covid vaccines, said acting Minister of Health Asen Medjidiev at a briefing.

"Pfizer" acknowledged the truth

In a statement they published on their website, the company "Pfizer" stated that they did not conduct research on Gain-of-function research (GoF research or GoFR) - a medical research that genetically alters an organism in a way that may enhance the biological function and the potential of viruses.