West Nile virus in Europe in 2020 - human cases, updated 28 August 2020

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Period: 21 Aug 2020 - 27 Aug 2020

Between 21 and 27 August 2020, EU Member States reported 56 human cases of WNV infection: Spain (38), Greece (15) and Italy (three). All cases were reported from areas that have been affected during previous transmission seasons. This week, four deaths were reported by Greece (two) and Spain (two). No human cases of WNV infection or deaths were reported from EU neighbouring countries.

Since the beginning of the 2020 transmission season and as of 27 August 2020, EU Member States have reported 122 human cases of WNV infection and ten deaths through The European Surveillance System (TESSy): Greece (54, including eight deaths), Spain (44, including two deaths), Italy (22), and Romania (two). Spain is currently experiencing an outbreak of WNV infection in the province of Seville. All 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, updated 28 August 2020

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