West Nile virus in Europe in 2019 - human and equine cases, updated 8 August

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Period: 02 Aug 2019 - 08 Aug 2019

Between 2 and 8 August 2019, EU Member States reported 13 human cases in Greece (9), Italy (2) and Cyprus (2). This week the first case in the EU neighbouring countries was reported by Serbia (1). All human cases were reported from areas that have been affected during previous transmission seasons. One death was reported by Greece this week.
Four equine outbreaks were reported to the Animal Disease Notification System in the same week by Greece in areas where human cases are also reported.
Since the beginning of the 2019 transmission season and as of 8 August 2019, EU Member States have reported 46 human West Nile virus infections in Greece (34), Romania (4), Italy (3), Cyprus (2), Hungary (2) and France (1). One case was reported by Serbia in the EU neighbouring countries.
To date, four deaths due to West Nile virus infection have been reported by Greece (3) and Romania (1).
During the current transmission season, seven outbreaks among equids have been reported by Greece (6) and Italy (1).

West Nile virus in Europe in 2019 - human and equine cases, updated 8 August

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