West Nile virus in Europe in 2021 - human cases, updated 8 July 2021
Between 2 and 8 July 2021, European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries reported 1 human case of West Nile virus (WNV) infection and no deaths related to WNV infections. A case was reported by Italy. EU-neighbouring countries reported no human cases of WNV infection.
This week, among the reporting countries, the following province reported a human case of WNV infection for the first time: La Spezia in Italy.
Since the beginning of the 2021 transmission season and as of 8 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.