Epidemiological update: End of West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, 2014
The West Nile virus transmission period in the EU is drawing to a close. No recent cases have been reported since 31 October in European countries, and active mosquito populations are decreasing. ECDC is therefore ending its seasonal monitoring of the West Nile virus transmission.
Epidemiological update: West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, 2015
Since the 5 June 2015, ECDC has published on its website an interactive atlas presenting weekly updates on spatial distribution of West Nile fever human cases in the European Union and neighbouring countries.
West Nile virus transmission rapidly increasing in the past weeks
Forty-three West Nile virus cases were reported in EU during the past two weeks, which indicates a clear increase compared to a total of 54 cases during the whole 2016 transmission season.
Epidemiological update: West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, 2016
In 2016, 225 human cases of West Nile fever have been reported in the EU: most cases were reported in Romania and Italy, Hungary and Romania reported a significant increase in number of cases compared to the previous season. Cyprus detected its ever first human case of West Nile fever.
West Nile virus in Europe: understanding the present to gauge the futureArchived
The appearance of West Nile virus in New York in 1999 and the unprecedented panzootic that followed, have stimulated a major research effort in the western hemisphere and a new interest in the presence of this virus in the Old World. This review considers current understanding of the natural history of this pathogen, with particular regard to transmission in Europe.