West Nile virus in Europe in 2021 - infections among humans and outbreaks among equids and/or birds, updated 11 November 2021

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Period: 05 Nov 2021 - 11 Nov 2021

Between 5 and 11 November 2021, European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries reported one human case of West Nile virus (WNV) infection and no deaths related to WNV infections. The case was reported by Greece. EU-neighbouring countries reported no human cases of WNV infection and no deaths related to WNV infections.

Since the beginning of the 2021 transmission season, 37 outbreaks among equids and 8 outbreaks among birds have been reported by EU/EEA countries. Outbreaks among equids have been reported by Germany (16), Spain (11), Portugal (4), Hungary (3), France (2) and Greece (1). Outbreaks among birds have been reported by Spain (7) and Slovenia (1).

West Nile virus in Europe in 2021 - infections among humans and outbreaks among equids and/or birds, updated 11 November 2021