West Nile virus in Europe in 2021 - infections among humans and outbreaks among equids and/or birds, updated 21 October 2021
Between 15 and 21 October 2021, European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries reported 2 human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) infection and no deaths related to WNV infections. Cases were reported by Italy (2). EU-neighbouring countries reported no human cases of WNV infection in and no deaths related to WNV infections.
Since the beginning of the 2021 transmission season, 34 outbreaks among equids and 8 outbreaks among birds have been reported by EU/EEA countries. Outbreaks among equids have been reported by Germany (15), Spain (10), Portugal (4), Hungary (3), Greece (1) and France (1). Outbreaks among birds have been reported by Spain (7) and Slovenia (1).
Weekly updates: 2021 West Nile virus transmission season
Weekly updates with the latest reports on West Nile virus cases in Europe. Interactive maps and tables updated every Friday, during the transmission season.