West Nile virus infection
2019 transmission season
No human case has been reported so far in 2019. The first equine outbreak has been reported in Xanthi, Greece.
Weekly updates are published each Friday.See the weekly updates
Epidemiological update: West Nile fever in Europe - Number of infections so far exceeds the total number in the previous five years
ECDC Regional meeting on West Nile fever real time surveillance and exchange of good practices on vector-borne diseases
Joint Meeting of the EFSA Animal Health and Welfare Network and the ECDC Emerging and Vector-borne Disease Network on West Nile fever virus surveillance in the European Union
Prevention and control
The best protection against mosquito-borne diseases is preventing mosquito bites. Control measures include strengthening mosquito surveillance in areas in Europe at risk of importation of mosquitoes and virus transmission.