Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas - West Nile fever
Situation update, 11 August 2017
Between 2 August and 10 August, 15 cases were reported in Greece in a previous affected area. Romania and Serbia reported their first cases of the year. Romania reported one confirmed case, in the south eastern part of the country. Two confirmed cases were reported by Serbia.
Two cases in Greece died since the beginning of 2017.
Eight West Nile fever Equidae cases were notified through the Animal Disease Notification System (ADNS) of the European Commission; all in Italy, two in Venezia and six in Padova.
Since the beginning of the 2017 transmission season and as of 10 August 2017, 20 human cases of West Nile fever (three confirmed and 17 probable) have been reported by Greece, and one confirmed case has been reported by Italy. Romania reported one case. In the neighbouring countries, six cases have been reported; four by Israel, two by Serbia.
In Equidae, 17 West Nile fever cases were notified through ADNS; nine in Veneto, Italy and eight in Argolida, Greece.
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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