West Nile virus in Europe in 2019 - human cases compared to previous seasons, updated 1 August

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Period: 26 Jul 2019 - 01 Aug 2019

Between 26 July and 1 August 2019, EU Member States reported 20 human cases in Greece (15), Hungary (2), Romania (2) and France (1). A human case was reported for the first time from one area in France. All other human cases were reported from areas that have been affected during previous transmission seasons. This week, two deaths were reported by Greece.

Since the beginning of the 2019 transmission season and as of 1 August 2019, EU Member States have reported 33 human West Nile virus infections in Greece (25), Romania (4), Hungary (2), France (1) and Italy (1). EU neighbouring countries have not reported any cases so far.

To date, three deaths due to West Nile virus infection have been reported by Greece (2) and Romania (1).

 West Nile virus in Europe in 2019 - human cases compared to previous seasons updated 1 August

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