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 9 November 2017, EU Member States reported 202 cases: Romania (66 cases), Italy (57), Greece (48), Hungary (20), Croatia (5), Austria (4), France (1) and Bulgaria (1). Eighty-two cases were reported in neighbouring countries: Serbia (49), Turkey (5) and Israel (28).

Twenty-six deaths due to West Nile fever have been reported since the start of the transmission season: Romania (14 deaths), Greece (5), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Croatia (1), Serbia (2) and Turkey (1).

West Nile fever in Europe in 2017 and previous transmission seasons