West Nile virus in Europe in 2020 - human cases compared to previous seasons, updated 8 October 2020

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Period: 02 Oct 2020 - 09 Oct 2020

Since the start of the 2020 transmission season and as of 8 October 2020, EU Member States have reported 285 human cases of WNV infection and 31 deaths through TESSy: Greece (135, including 20 deaths), Spain (75, including 7 deaths), Italy (54, including 3 deaths), Germany (12), Romania (6, including 1 death) and Hungary (3). The province of Badajoz, Spain, and five regions in Germany reported locally-acquired human cases of WNV infection for the first time (regions of Barnim, Ostprignitz-Ruppin, Saalekreis, Halle (Saale) and Meissen). All other cases were reported from areas that have been affected during previous transmission seasons. No cases have been reported from EU neighbouring countries.

West Nile virus in Europe in 2020 - human cases compared to previous seasons, updated 8 October 2020

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