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.