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