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West Nile transmission season coming to its end: no new cases in the EU reported in the past three weeks

23 Nov 2012

The West Nile transmission season has come to its end; no new recent cases have been reported in the EU for three consecutive weeks, since week 43 (22-28 October).

This week in the EU and its neighbouring countries, new West Nile cases have been identified retrospectively: Hungary confirmed two new cases, which occurred in September and August 2012, and Russia, 13 new cases from the period January - October 2012.

Today’s maps are the last weekly update in 2012, ECDC will publish an overview of the West Nile season 2012.

 

See the latest West Nile fever maps

Read more about West Nile fever:

Understanding the maps
Historical data for West Nile fever
EU case definition for West Nile fever
Risk assessment: Epidemiological situation of West Nile virus infection in the European Union - Update, 13 July 2012
Epidemiological update: End of West Nile virus transmission season in Europe
ECDC factsheet on West Nile fever
West Nile fever
Emerging and vector-borne diseases 

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