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17/07/2014 As of 17 July 2014, no human cases of West Nile fever have been reported in the EU and 17 cases have been reported in neighbouring countries since the beginning of the 2014 transmission season.

During the past week, Bosnia and Herzegovina reported six new autochthonous cases of West Nile fever from Republika Srpska, two in the newly affected municipalities of Laktasi and Prijedor and four in municipalities with previous case reports (Banja Luka, 3, and Bosanski Novi, 1). For a seventh case, the status of imported or autochthonous case is still under investigation. All these cases are probable cases.

Russia reported its first WNF case for the current transmission season from Belgorodskaya, an oblast. This oblast was affected in 2012 (5 cases) and 2013 (2 cases).

Serbia reported its first three cases for the current transmission season, one confirmed case from Juzno-backi district and two probable cases from Grad Beograd and the Nisavski district.




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Reported cases of West Nile fever - updated 17/7/2014



Cumulative number of West Nile fever cases, by affected area, as of  17/07/2014

Country No by country Area First case reported Number of cases Population estimates (3)
    total (1) confirmed (2)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 13 Republika Srpska 13/06/2014 13 0 N/A
Russian Federation 1 Belgorodskaya oblast 16/07/2014 1 N/A N/A
Serbia 3 Grad Beograd 17/07/2014 1 0 N/A
Juzno-backi district 17/07/2014 1 1 N/A
Nisavski district 17/07/2014 1 0 N/A


1) For EU countries, probable and confirmed cases, as per EU case definition     
2) For EU countries, confirmed cases, as per EU case definition     
3) For EU countries, population estimates for 2009 provided at NUTS3 level by EUROSTAT



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