Latest update: Weekly maps on West Nile fever cases in EuropeArchived
ECDC publishes weekly West Nile fever maps, based on information provided by the health authorities across Europe, with the objective to inform the national competent authorities about WNV affected areas.
The report includes a map showing the geographical distribution of the reported human cases; as well as a situation update and a table on the number of cases according to countries and areas.
It is published on the ECDC website every Friday – the information is based on reported cases by Thursday.
The data encompasses EU Member States and the bordering countries, included in the WHO European region and/or bordering the Mediterranean Sea. It refers to autochthonous human cases of WNV infection only.
Epidemiological update: West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, 2018
14 Dec 2018 - During the 2018 transmission season, 1503 human cases and 285 outbreaks among equids were reported in the European Union.
Zoonotic diseases: progress has stalled
12 Dec 2018 - There were only minor fluctuations in reported cases of three main zoonotic diseases in the European Union (EU) last year compared with 2016.
Epidemiological update: West Nile fever in Europe - Number of infections so far exceeds the total number in the previous five years
24 Sep 2018 - Since the last epidemiological update on 31 August 2018, European countries have reported 530 new West Nile virus (WNV) cases and 52 deaths. The number of WNV infections reported so far exceeds the total number of infections in the previous five years.