The first confirmed cases of smallpox in Bulgaria concern two men who are being treated in a stable condition in hospitals in Sofia, the country’s Ministry of Health announced.
According to Bulgarian health authorities, the patients had traveled to Spain and Britain in the past two weeks, but were unaware of any contact with infected people.
Smallpox is a viral disease that causes flu-like symptoms and skin lesions. It is endemic to some parts of the African continent.
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