West Nile virus in Europe in 2021 - human cases, updated 15 July 2021
Between 9 and 15 July 2021, European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries reported no human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) infection and no deaths related to WNV infections. EU-neighbouring countries reported no human cases of WNV infection.
During the current transmission season, within the reporting countries, a single human case of WNV infection was reported. It was reported by La Spezia in Italy, and it was the first time that this province reported a human case.
Since the beginning of the 2021 transmission season and as of 15 July 2021, EU/EEA countries have reported 1 human case of WNV infection in Italy and no deaths. EU-neighbouring countries have reported no human cases of WNV infection.