Latest update: Weekly maps on West Nile fever cases in EuropeArchived
ECDC publishes weekly West Nile fever maps, based on information provided by the health authorities across Europe, with the objective to inform the national competent authorities about WNV affected areas.
The report includes a map showing the geographical distribution of the reported human cases; as well as a situation update and a table on the number of cases according to countries and areas.
It is published on the ECDC website every Friday – the information is based on reported cases by Thursday.
The data encompasses EU Member States and the bordering countries, included in the WHO European region and/or bordering the Mediterranean Sea. It refers to autochthonous human cases of WNV infection only.
Salmonella the most common cause of foodborne outbreaks in the European Union
12 Dec 2019 - Nearly one in three foodborne outbreaks in the EU in 2018 were caused by Salmonella. This is one of the main findings of the annual report on trends and sources of zoonoses published today by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Epidemiological update: West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, 2019
5 Dec 2019 - As of 4 December 2019, European Union (EU) Member States and EU neighbouring countries reported 463 human infections in 2019. The last cases of this transmission season were reported by Italy in week 46.