Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas - West Nile fever
Situation update, 17 November 2017
Between 9 and 16 November 2017, Hungary reported one human West Nile fever case in a previously affected area, with onset date end of October.
Since the beginning of the 2017 transmission season and as of 16 November 2017, EU Member States reported 203 cases: Romania (66 cases), Italy (57), Greece (48), Hungary (21), 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).
Equine West Nile fever data reported through the Animal Disease Notification System (ADNS) of the European Commission and maps displaying areas with reports of equine West Nile fever cases are available at: https://ecdc.europa.eu/en/infectious-diseases-public-health/west-nile-fever/surveillance-and-disease-data/disease-data-west-equids
Downloadable high resolution maps
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