Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas - West Nile fever

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Situation update, 20 October 2017

Between 12 and 19 October 2017, Turkey reported five cases and Romania reported two cases. Greece and Italy both reported one case. One of the cases reported in Turkey is in a newly affected area. All other cases were notified in areas already considered to be affected.
Turkey also reported one death due to West Nile fever.

Since the beginning of the 2017 transmission season and as of 19 October 2017, the EU Member States reported 193 cases: Romania (62 cases), Italy (54), Greece (48), Hungary (19), Croatia (5), Austria (4) and Bulgaria (1). Sixty-eight cases were reported in neighbouring countries: Serbia (46), Turkey (5) and Israel (17). Twenty deaths due to West Nile fever have been reported since the start of the transmission season: Romania (10 deaths), Greece (5), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Croatia (1), Serbia (1), 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
 

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West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 20 October

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West Nile fever in Europe in 2017 and previous transmission seasons

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Weekly updates

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Communicable disease threats report, 15-21 October 2017, week 42

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Communicable disease threats report, 8-14 October 2017, week 41

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Communicable disease threats report, 1-7 October 2017, week 40

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Communicable disease threats report, 24-30 September 2017, week 39

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Communicable disease threats report, 17-23 September 2017, week 38

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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