Valdis Dombrovskis before BNR: Bulgaria can introduce the euro in 2024

"Bulgaria is still working on the recovery plan - especially in its parts relating to green goals and social inclusion, before presenting it in Brussels," European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis told the BNR. According to him, a country..

published on 4/13/21 5:23 PM

Bulgaria's health authorities express concern over reports of Johnson and Johnson vaccine

"We are concerned about today's reports from the United States about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. We expect to have a decision at the end of the day, after the European Medicines Agency has issued an opinion. " This was stated by Bulgaria's..

published on 4/13/21 5:16 PM

Most people in Varna refuse to receive the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

The vast majority of people refuse to get the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, noted general practitioners from the coastal city of Varna. Following the information about side effects, people prefer to wait for a Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.  We still..

published on 4/13/21 4:25 PM

Bulgarians are still divided on vaccine passports: survey

Bulgarians are still divided on the idea of ​​so-called "vaccination passports", indicates a survey of Gallup International sociological agency and the tourism industry, conducted between March 18 and 24 among 1,000 adult Bulgarians.  Half of the..

published on 4/13/21 4:02 PM

47,000 Bulgarian women vaccinated with a first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine

Almost 47,000 Bulgarian women have received a first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine. A total of 238,000 doses of the Oxford vaccine have been administered in Bulgaria until now, Bulgaria’s Ministry of Health told BGNES.   Meanwhile, the National..

published on 4/13/21 1:27 PM

President Radev convenes 45th National Assembly on April 15

Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev has signed a decree to convene the 45 th National Assembly on April 15, announced the press secretariat of this country’s head of state. The decree is expected to be promulgated in the State Gazette on April 14...

published on 4/13/21 12:24 PM
Magdalena Kostova

Serious rise in mortality in Bulgaria

The coronavirus epidemic is one of the reasons for the rise of mortality in Bulgaria . 124,000 Bulgarians died in the past year while the average annual level in the previous 10 years was about 108,000-110,000 people , Magdalena..

published on 4/13/21 12:00 PM

Both administered doses must be of the same vaccine

"A second dose of a different Covid-19 vaccine cannot be administered; there are no clinical studies that this would be effective," Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mihail Okoliyski, representative of the World Health Organization for Bulgaria, has..

published on 4/13/21 11:10 AM
Dimitrina Petrova

Study shows high distrust in media

The level of distrust in Bulgarian media is very high, but it is even higher among vulnerable groups. This is the main conclusion of the project "Media Independence and Access to Information in Relation to Covid-19 in Bulgaria",..

published on 4/13/21 10:36 AM

"Mystery and ambiguity" veil competitions for directors of state hospitals

Judicial control over the competitions launched in March for boards and executive directors of state hospitals would guarantee their legality, lawyer Maria Sharkova, specialist in medical law has told the BNR. The practice of the..

published on 4/13/21 10:01 AM