© 2020 Iliyana Yaneva-Balabanska

2020 – №1 (19)

Citation link:

Yaneva-Balabanska, I. (2020) COVID-19 v Bolgarii: mify i real’nost’ zhizni v uslovijah pandemii [COVID-19 in Bulgaria: Myths and Reality of Living during Pandemic]. Medicinskaja antropologija i biojetika [Medical Anthropology and Bioethics], 1 (19).

About the author:

Yaneva Balabanska Iliyana, MD, PhD, Cand. Med. Sc., is an Associate Professor at the National Center for Public Health and Analysis (Sofia, Bulgaria)

Keywords: COVID-19, pandemic, epidemic, health, illness, Bulgaria, myths, fake news, facts, distance, express tests, Health Ministry recommendations, restrictions, National Crisis Center

Abstract. The article reviews the many facets of the COVID-19 pandemic/epidemic situation in the context of Bulgaria in January-June 2020. The author’s main sources are state and administrative documents, media articles, and social networks. Specifics of the events and antiviral measures in Bulgaria, in particular the attempts of treating the coronavirus with traditional and folk medicine, are evaluated in comparison with the developments in China and India.


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