Measles Outbreak

 Psychico, September 28, 2017

 

 

To the Parents of
Psychico College
Junior High School
students

 

 

Dear Parents,

 

In recent week, many European countries (Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Romania, and others) have experienced a serious measles epidemic.  Specifically, during 2016-2017, across Europe, there were more than 14,000 cases reported and 43 deaths.

 

In Greece, according to the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention (KEELPNO or HCDCP), up through September 21, 2017, 166 cases of measles have been recorded and there is a risk of the disease spreading.

 

Please use the following resources to stay informed:

 

Hellenic Ministry of Health Press Release (only in Greek)

http://www.moh.gov.gr/articles/ministry/grafeio-typoy/press-releases/4936-enhmerwsh-gia-tis-draseis-prostasias-apo-thn-ilara

KEELPNO Webpage (Greek and English)

http://www.keelpno.gr/el-gr/%CE%B1%CF%81%CF%87%CE%B9%CE%BA%CE%B7/measles_highlight2017.aspx

 

The Administration