Nature ABC News recently reported on a Serbian village which is apparently terrified that one of the local vampires from folk law has been wrestled back into existence after the collapse of his home, an old water mill:
"People are very worried. Everybody knows the legend of this vampire and the thought that he is now homeless and looking for somewhere else and possibly other victims is terrifying people," Miodrag Vujetic, local municipal assembly member, told ABC News. "We are all frightened."

Vujetic said villagers "are all taking precautions by having holy crosses and icons placed above the entrance to the house, rubbing our hands with garlic, and having a hawthorn stake or thorn."
That was published last November but has resurfaced again in recent days though with little new information. Perhaps we'll discover, after the June 7 deadline for activity has past, if their fear was justified.

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