The varicella boom informs RHI epidemiologists in the municipality of Tarnovo. Only 50 patients, mainly children, were registered last week and this area has been registered. At the end of October and early November there were also 13 patients with chicken pox, 12 of them in Tarnovo. From October 22 to 28 the picture is the same, the patients are 14. From 15 to 21 of the same month, chicken pox is again only in Tarnovo.
According to epidemiologists, varicella is an uncontrollable infection and no vaccine is still given in Bulgaria. The National Association of General Physicians has created suggestions for the vaccine to be included in the country's vaccinations calendar, but this is not the case. Shark is dangerous not only for children, but also for adults, and can lead to complications. According to the RHI report, there were 443 cases of chickenpox in the area since the beginning of the year.
Last week, there were also 14 enterocolitis and 13 acute respiratory diseases, which are increasing.
There is still no flu and no one can tell when it will affect us. According to Professor Todor Kantardzhiev, head of the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, there may be flu viruses in November, but others circulate and lead to flu diseases. In recent years, the peak of the flu was in January and early February. This year we will have four strains of flu, "recalled the professor.