West Nile virus in Europe in 2020 - human cases, updated 17 September 2020
Between 11 and 17 September 2020, EU Member States reported 36 human cases of WNV infection: Greece (18), Spain (12), Italy (3) and Hungary (3). All cases were reported from areas that have been affected during previous transmission seasons. This week, six deaths were reported, by Greece (4) and Spain (2). No human cases of WNV infection or deaths were reported from EU neighbouring countries.
Since the start of the 2020 transmission season and as of 17 September 2020, EU Member States have reported 209 human cases of WNV infection and 21 deaths through TESSy: Greece (109, including 16 deaths), Spain (61, including five deaths), Italy (32), Romania (4) and Hungary (3). All cases were reported from areas that have been affected during previous transmission seasons. No cases have been reported from EU-neighbouring countries.
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