West Nile virus outbreaks among equids and birds in the European Union, 2019 transmission season
During the 2019 transmission season, 93 outbreaks among equids were reported by EU Member States through the Animal Disease Notification System (ADNS): 31 in Germany, 21 in Greece, 13 in France, 8 in Italy, 7 in Hungary, 6 in Spain, 4 in Austria and 3 in Portugal. In addition, 54 outbreaks among birds have been reported to ADNS by Germany (53) and Greece (1).
West Nile virus infections in humans in the EU/EEA Member States and EU neighbouring countries, 2019 transmission season
As of 4 December 2019, European Union (EU) Member States and EU neighbouring countries reported 463 human infections in 2019. In 2019, the first cases in the EU were notified by Greece and Romania in week 29 (15 to 21 July). The last cases of this transmission season were reported by Italy in week 46.
West Nile virus in Europe in 2019 - infections among humans and outbreaks among equids and/or birds, updated 29 November 2019
Between 22 and 28 November 2019, one human case of West Nile virus infection has been reported by Turkey; Spain reported one outbreak among equids.