West Nile virus infection
2019 transmission season
463 human infections were reported during the West Nile virus transmission season in 2019.Read summary of the season
West Nile virus outbreaks among humans and animals in the European Union, 2019 transmission season
West Nile virus in Europe in 2019 - infections among humans and outbreaks among equids and/or birds, updated 29 November 2019
Prevention and control
The best protection against mosquito-borne diseases is preventing mosquito bites. Control measures include strengthening mosquito surveillance in areas in Europe at risk of importation of mosquitoes and virus transmission.