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.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 1140 New Cases in the Last 24 hours

The number of newly infected with covid in Bulgaria for the last 24 hours is 1140, according to the data of the Unified Information Portal. They were discovered in 11,615 tests, which means that the percentage of positive tests is 9.81. Of the cases for the day, the unvaccinated are 66.75 percent.

Yesterday, the new cases were 377.

COVID-19 in Bulgaria: 669 New Cases and Why the country is Destroying Vaccines for Millions

Another 669 people have been infected with coronavirus in Bulgaria in the last 24 hours, according to the Unified Information Portal. Of these, 65.47 percent have not been vaccinated.

The cases yesterday were 895.

Six people died, and 83.33 percent of those who died were not vaccinated.

China’s health system faces raft of challenges as Omicron hits

China is battling its biggest spike in coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, with millions under lockdown and the healthcare system feeling the pressure.

One of the last countries sticking to a zero-Covid strategy, China aims to stamp out every infection with strict lockdowns and by sending all cases to secure facilities.