Malaria outbreak in Greece (2012-13)

Locally acquired cases of malaria have been occurring in Greece since 2009, with the highest numbers reported in 2011. In 2012, local malaria transmission was still ongoing, but fewer cases were reported. ECDC issued risk assessments and epidemiological updates. ECDC experts took part in two missions to Greece.

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Rapid risk assessment: Multiple reports of locally-acquired malaria infections in the EU

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Rapid risk assessment: Update on autochthonous Plasmodium vivax malaria in Greece

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Risk assessment: Autochthonous Plasmodium vivax malaria in Greece

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Epidemiological update: Malaria risk to travellers in Greece remains low, 7 September 2012Archived

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Epidemiological update: Malaria in Greece, October 2011Archived

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Epidemiological update: Malaria in Greece, November, 2011Archived

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Epidemiological update: Malaria in Greece, 6 December 2011Archived

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Epidemiological update: Malaria in Greece, 20 July 2012Archived

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Joint WHO–ECDC mission related to local malaria transmission in Greece, 2012

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Joint ECDC/WHO mission related to local malaria transmission in Greece in 2011 Summary

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Severe Plasmodium knowlesi malaria in a tertiary care hospital in Sabah, Malaysian BorneoArchived

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Expert opinion: Is screening for malaria necessary among asymptomatic refugees and immigrants coming from endemic countries?Archived

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Artemisinin resistance: the clock is tickingArchived

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Case Report: Imported Plasmodium knowlesi Malaria in a French Tourist Returning from ThailandArchived

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Severe Imported Plasmodium falciparum Malaria, France 1996-2003Archived

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