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SITUATION UPDATE


28/08/2014
 As of 28 August 2014, 10 human cases of West Nile fever have been reported in the EU and 36 cases have been reported in neighbouring countries since the beginning of the 2014 transmission season.

During the past week, Greece reported three new probable cases:
 
  • one from the already affected prefecture of Ileia;
  • two from the newly affected prefecture of Rodopi.
 
Italy reported its first case for the current transmission season. This is a confirmed case detected in Pavia province (Lombardy region).
In addition, information on recent infection of West Nile virus in birds and/or mosquitoes in Italy (Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy, Sicily and Veneto regions), is available in the Bollettino epidemiologico WND.
 
Romania reported its first two cases for the current transmission season:
  • one confirmed case probably infected in Constanta district;
  • one confirmed case from Olt district.
 
In neighbouring countries, Serbia reported nine new cases:
  • six from an already affected area, Grad Beograd (3 probable and 3 confirmed cases);
  • three from two newly affected districts: Kolubarski (1 probable case) and Sremski (2 confirmed cases).
 

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Reported cases of West Nile fever - updated 28/8/2014
 

 TABLE ON CASES

 

Cumulative number of West Nile fever cases, by affected area, as of  28/08/2014 (46 cases)  

 

Country

No by

country

 

Area

First case

reported 

Number of cases

Population

estimates (3)

total (1) confirmed (2)
Austria 1 Wien city 19/08/2014 1 1 1 687 271
Greece 6 Attiki prefecture 12/08/2014 2 2 4 088 447
Ileia prefecture 19/08/2014 2 0 179 161
Rodopi prefecture 28/08/2014 2 0 111 114
Italy 1 Pavia province 28/08/2014 1 1 539 238
Romania 2 Olt district 27/08/2014 1 1 468 931
Constanta district 27/08/2014 1 1 721 896
Bosnia and Herzegovina 13 Republika Srpska 13/06/2014 13 0 N/A
Russian Federation 7 Belgorodskaya oblast 16/07/2014 1 N/A N/A
Samarskaya oblast 29/07/2014 6 N/A N/A
Serbia 14 Grad Beograd 17/07/2014 8 4 N/A
Juzno-backi district 17/07/2014 2 1 N/A
Kolubarski district 22/08/2014 1 0 N/A
Nisavski district 17/07/2014 1 0 N/A
Sremski district 22/08/2014 2 2 N/A
Israel 2 Central district 11/07/2014 1 1 N/A
Tel Aviv district 16/07/2014 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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