West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 29 September

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Between 21 and 28 September 2017, six new cases were reported by Romania. Austria, Hungary Greece and Italy reported two cases each. Serbia reported eight new cases. All cases were notified in previously affected areas. Three deaths due to West Nile fever have been reported by Greece, Hungary and Italy this week. In addition, Italy reported eight West Nile fever equine cases and Greece reported one West Nile fever equine case through the Animal Disease Notification System of the European Commission.

West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 29 September