Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Quarantined half Greece for fear malaria #VIRUS #EU

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Quarantined half Greece for fear malaria!

Quarantine has been in Greece for fear of malaria, while causing alarm in sections donations to hospitals because of the outbreak. That is why we will continue until February exclusion ten municipalities of Attica and several of the region.

As the Espresso, high risk areas are also characterized by municipalities Eurotas Laconia Abdera Xanthi Sofadon Karditsa areas in Viotia and Evros.

According to the Epidemiological Report KEELPNO from 01/01/2012 until 22/10/2012 and diagnosed in a total of 75 cases of malaria Greece, of which 59 were imported, ie 53 were immigrants from endemic countries and six Greek travelers.

Meanwhile remains in the exclusion of donors for fear of malaria in municipalities Kropia, Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni Saronic Markopoulos Peania, Lavrio, Marathon, Spata - Artemis and Rafina - Pikermi and Oropou.

Malaria is an infectious disease transmitted primarily through bite of infected mosquitoes. The symptoms are severe chills, high fever, sweating, malaise, headache and myalgia.

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