The West Nile transmission season has come to its end; no new recent cases have been reported in the EU for three consecutive weeks, since week 43 (22-28 October).
This week in the EU and its neighbouring countries, new West Nile cases have been identified retrospectively: Hungary confirmed two new cases, which occurred in September and August 2012, and Russia, 13 new cases from the period January - October 2012.
Today’s maps are the last weekly update in 2012, ECDC will publish an overview of the West Nile season 2012.
See the latest West Nile fever maps
Read more about West Nile fever: Understanding the maps Historical data for West Nile fever EU case definition for West Nile feverRisk assessment: Epidemiological situation of West Nile virus infection in the European Union - Update, 13 July 2012Epidemiological update: End of West Nile virus transmission season in EuropeECDC factsheet on West Nile fever West Nile fever Emerging and vector-borne diseases