West Nile fever, 31 October: Seven new cases in the EU and twenty eight in neighbouring countries reported in the past weekArchived

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Seven new human cases of West Nile fever have been reported in the EU and 28 in its neighbourhood over the past week.

Seven new human cases of West Nile fever have been reported in the EU and 28 in its neighbourhood over the past week.

In the EU, two countries have reported West Nile fever cases, most of the cases coming from newly affected areas. Hungary has detected two new cases from newly affected counties Békés and Nógrád. Italy saw five new cases of West Nile neuro-invasive disease, two of those from the newly affected provinces Matera and Udine.

New West Nile fever cases have been found in other neighbouring countries: 13 in Israel, ten in Tunisia, three in Serbia, two in Russia.

Every Friday, ECDC publishes West Nile fever maps on its website, based on cases reported up to Thursday of each week. The update this week covers cases reported up to Wednesday, 31 October. See the latest West Nile fever maps