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Aerial vaccinations for the red foxes in Central, West and  and Northern Greece are being completed by the Ministry of Agriculture in cooperation with the Greek CDC by the deadline of the  mid of November, having covered so far all the affected areas. As announced by the authorities, and the Information to the Public by the Greek CDC the program of aerial vaccinations by vaccine-  have covered the areas of  Eastern and Central Macedonia (Kavala , Drama, Serres , Kilkis , Thessalonikth , Chalkidiki , etc.) the Eastern and Western  of Pindos area ( Pella ,
Imakia )  Larisa , Trikala, Karditsa , Pieria, Magnthsia Koianth , Kastoria , Florina,
Grevena, Fthiotida,,EVRITANIA, Ioannina , Thesprotia , Pieria , Arta ,Aetoloakarnania.

Watch the video of the Global Alliance for Rabies Control


Rabies back in Greece


Rabies is lately back in several areas of Greece inland, During the recent months mupltiple cases have occured and are  laboratory  confirmed in the species of red fox, canine and cat. 



During the period between Autumn 2012 and the first 3 months of 2013 twenty one (21) cases positive to rabies disease have been identified at North and Central Greece areas , and more specifically at  Kozani, Kastoria, Kilkis, Pella and Trikala 


 

The Ministry of Health and the Greek Center for Disease Control have set under Urgent Surveillance the affected areas trying to address the problem to the local and travellers' population and coordinate the awareness throughout the Departments of Health, Hospitals and Veterinary Services .



 
Click to the updated map below to identify the areas and take all the recommended precautions to protect yourself, your family and also your pets                                                                                                                

The accurate facts about Rabies In Greece in Summer  2013 by the Professor of Infectious Diseases, Athens University Merdical School, Sotiris Tsiodras ,on the May 2013  HCDCP e-bulleting



Refer any worrisome symptoms after any contact with wild or domestic animals while in Greece. 

Greek2m website in 24/7 open link with the Hellenic Centers of Disease Control Emergency Center will find the way to give you the best on line guidance for Emergency Help   

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