Dozens of Bulgarian doctors resign amid COVID-19 crisis

Medical workers cite inadequate protective gear and equipment to treat patients infected with the coronavirus. Dozens of doctors and nurses have handed in their resignations at two hospitals in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia after they were told they would have to treat COVID-19 patients. The medical workers said they had not

Bulgaria to pay medics on coronavirus frontline extra

SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgaria will raise the salaries of all medics involved in treating coronavirus patients by 1000 levs ($566) per month as it steps up measures to contain the fast-spreading infection, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Sunday. The Balkan country’s confirmed cases almost doubled to 43 over the