4th travel related case of rabies in Europe

Four cases of imported rabies have been notified in the European Union this year. Norway confirmed one rabies-related death following infection in the Philippines in May this year, while Latvia reported a case in December in an individual returning from India, while in the same month Spain reported a case following travel to Morocco. Italian authorities confirmed the death of a traveller who was bitten by a dog while staying in Tanzania.

Affected Regions