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The West Nile fever maps aim to provide information about WNV affected areas in timely manner and not to be comprehensive in terms of number of cases in the affected areas. Epidemiological data on West Nile fever is available in the ECDC Annual epidemiological report

WEST NILE FEVER DATA, 2013

 

In 2013, ECDC monitored the West Nile fever situation during the transmission season (June to November) in the EU Member States and neighbouring countries. The figures for the 2013 season are the following: 228 autochthonous cases were detected in the EU and 557 in neighbouring countries. In the EU, the cases reported from the following countries: Greece (86), Italy (69), Hungary (31), Romania (24), Croatia (16), Czech Republic (1) and Slovenia (1). In the neighbouring countries, cases have been notified in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Israel, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Serbia, Tunisia and Ukraine. For a more detailed overview, including the regional level, please see the West Nile map for 2013.
 
 
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West Nile fever data, 2012

 

In 2012, ECDC monitored the West Nile fever situation during the transmission season (June to November) in the EU Member States and neighbouring countries. The figures for the 2012 season are the following: 242 autochthonous cases were detected in the EU and 693 in neighbouring countries. The cases reported in the EU included 161 cases from Greece, 50 from Italy (including five asymptomatic blood donors), 17 from Hungary and 14 from Romania. In the neighbouring countries, cases have been notified in Algeria, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Israel, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Occupied Palestinian territory, Russian Federation, Serbia, Tunisia and Ukraine. For a more detailed overview, including the regional level, please see the West Nile map for 2012.

 

 

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* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the IСJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence

 

West Nile fever data, 2011


In 2011, ECDC monitored the West Nile fever situation during the transmission season (June to November) in the EU Member States and neighbouring countries. The figures for the 2011 season are the following: 128 autochthonous cases were detected in the EU and 212 in neighbouring countries. The cases reported in the EU included 100 cases from Greece, 14 from Italy, 11 from Romania and three from Hungary. In the neighbouring countries, cases have been notified in Albania, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Israel, Russian Federation, Tunisia, Turkey and Ukraine. For a more detailed overview, including the regional level, please see the West Nile map for 2011.

 

 

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West Nile fever data, 2010


In 2010, autochthonous human cases of West Nile fever were detected in several EU countries: Austria, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Romania and Spain. In Greece, a large outbreak affected the northern part of the country, Central Macedonia, with 262 human cases and 35 deaths reported. At the same time, outbreaks of West Nile fever were also reported from Turkey and Russia.

  

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