Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas - West Nile fever

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West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, 2017

In 2017, for the first time, ECDC included equine West Nile fever cases in its epidemiological updates. During the 2017 transmission season, 204 human cases and 127 equine cases were reported in the European Union.

Data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas: 2017

Overview of the 2017 season

Previous transmission seasons

ECDC is providing, for the current transmission season, weekly updates on the reported cases of West Nile fever in humans in the EU Member States and neighbouring countries (i.e. those included in WHO European region and/or bordering the Mediterranean Sea). Read more about the West Nile fever surveillance