Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas - West Nile fever
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
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