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Situation update, 21 October 2016
of 20 October 2016, 198 cases of West Nile fever in humans have been
reported in the EU Member States and 249 cases in the neighbouring
countries, since the beginning of the 2016 transmission season.
This week 10 new cases have been reported, seven in the EU Member
States and three cases in the neighbouring countries.
During the past week, Bulgaria reported one case
in Sofia. A second case in Bulgaria is under investigation. These are
the first cases reported by Bulgaria in the current transmission season. Italy
reported two new cases in Reggio nell’Emilia. Romania reported three new
cases, all in newly affected areas: Bistriti Nasaud, Neamt and Satu-Mare.
In the neighbouring countries, Russia reported one new case in
already-affected oblast Lipetsk. Serbia has reported two new cases in Grad
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