Reported cases of West Nile fever, transmission season 2017: updated 22 June 2017
Since the beginning of the 2017 transmission season and as of 21 June 2017, no cases of West Nile fever in humans have been reported in the EU Member States and the neighbouring countries.
West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 8 September
Between 31 August and 7 September 2017, Greece reported three cases in newly affected areas. Four cases were reported by Hungary in previously affected areas. Romania reported six cases, in which one area was previously not affected. Israel and Serbia reported cases in previously affected areas; Israel reported five cases and Serbia reported seven cases. Serbia reported one death due to West Nile fever.
In addition, Italy reported 11 West Nile fever Equidae cases and Hungary reported one Equidae case through the Animal Disease Notification System (ADNS) of the European Commission.
West Nile fever in Europe in 2017 and previous transmission seasons
Since the beginning of the 2017 transmission season and as of 28 September 2017, Italy has reported 49 cases, Greece has reported 47 human cases, Romania 45 cases, Hungary 16 cases and Austria has reported four cases. In addition, Serbia has reported 36 cases, and Israel has reported nine cases. Fifteen deaths due to West Nile fever have been reported since the start of the transmission season: Romania reported seven, Greece reported five, Hungary, Italy and Serbia reported one.
West Nile virus in Europe in 2020 - human cases, updated 6 August 2020
Between 24 and 30 July 2020, EU Member States reported five human cases in Greece (4) and Romania (1). All cases were reported from areas that have been affected during previous transmission seasons. No human cases were reported from EU neighbouring countries. This week, no deaths have been reported.
Since the beginning of the 2020 transmission season and as of 30 July 2020, EU Member States have reported 12 human cases in Greece (10) and Romania (2). No cases have been reported from EU neighbouring countries.
So far, no deaths have been reported.
During the current transmission season, no outbreaks among equids or birds have been reported so far.
West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 22 September
Between 14 and 21 September 2017, Italy reported 20 cases, of which two cases were reported in a newly affected area. Romania reported 17 cases, in which one area is newly affected. Four cases in previously affected areas were reported by Hungary. Greece reported four cases of which two areas are newly affected. One domestically acquired case in Greece with an unknown place of infection has been reported. Romania reported one death due to West Nile fever.
West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 6 October
Between 28 September and 5 October 2017, Romania reported nine cases, Italy reported four cases, Hungary reported two cases and Greece reported one case. Serbia and Israel reported nine and eight cases respectively. All cases were notified in areas already considered as affected.
Romania reported one death due to West Nile fever.