Algorithm for public health management of cases under investigation for Zika virus infection
The aim of this algorithm is to determine when a person who has been exposed to Zika virus needs to be tested and notified, and when vector control measures should be considered around a case.
West Nile fever cases by affected areas in Europe and the Mediterranean, 2016 transmission season
The map shows the distribution of reported West File fever cases by affected areas in the European region and Mediterranean basin, during the West Nile fever transmission season 2016, as of 7 July 2017.
West Nile fever cases by affected areas in Europe and the Mediterranean, 2015 transmission season
The map shows the distribution of West File fever cases by affected areas in the European region and Mediterranean basin, during the West Nile fever transmission season 2015.
Table. Transmission of West Nile fever, May to November 2015 - Table of cases, 2015
In 2015, ECDC monitored the West Nile fever situation during the transmission season (May to November) in EU Member States and neighbouring countries. The table below summarises the last update for the season.
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 and previous transmission seasons
Since the beginning of the 2017 transmission season and as of 21 September 2017, Italy has reported 47 cases, Greece has reported 45 human cases, Romania 39 cases, Hungary 14 cases and Austria has reported two cases. In addition, Serbia has reported 28 cases, and Israel has reported nine cases.
In equids, Member States reported 79 West Nile fever cases through ADNS: 65 in Italy, 11 in Greece and three in Hungary.
West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 29 September
Between 21 and 28 September 2017, six new cases were reported by Romania. Austria, Hungary Greece and Italy reported two cases each. Serbia reported eight new cases. All cases were notified in previously affected areas. Three deaths due to West Nile fever have been reported by Greece, Hungary and Italy this week. In addition, Italy reported eight West Nile fever equine cases and Greece reported one West Nile fever equine case through the Animal Disease Notification System of the European Commission.