West Nile virus infections by affected areas, in the EU/EEA Member States and EU neighbouring countries, 2018 transmission season

Period: 01 Jun 2018 - 14 Dec 2018

During the 2018 transmission season, 1503 human cases was reported in the European Union. The last case of this transmission season in the EU was reported by France at the end of November, with a date of onset from week 46. This represents an unusually late date of onset since in past transmission seasons in the EU/EEA and EU neighbouring countries, the latest date of onset typically occurred between weeks 39 and 42.

Map showing the distribution of West Nile virus in humans by affected areas in EU/EEA Member States and EU neighbouring countries