West Nile fever in Europe in 2017 and previous transmission seasons

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Since the beginning of the 2017 transmission season and as of 19 October 2017, the EU Member States reported 193 cases: Romania (62 cases), Italy (54), Greece (48), Hungary (19), Croatia (5), Austria (4) and Bulgaria (1). Sixty-eight cases were reported in neighbouring countries: Serbia (46), Turkey (5) and Israel (17). Twenty deaths due to West Nile fever have been reported since the start of the transmission season: Romania (10 deaths), Greece (5), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Croatia (1), Serbia (1), Turkey (1).

West Nile fever in Europe in 2017 and previous transmission seasons