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28 Oct 2016

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Title: #Europe, #WestNile #fever, #Situation #update, 28 October 2016.

Subject: West Nile Virus, weekly ECDC update.

Source: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), full page: (LINK).

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West Nile fever, Situation update, 28 October 2016


As of 27 October 2016, 205 cases of West Nile fever in humans have been reported in the EU Member States and 261 cases in the neighbouring countries, since the beginning of the 2016 transmission season.

This week 19 new cases have been reported, seven in the EU Member States and 12 cases in the neighbouring countries.

During the past week, Hungary reported four new cases, all in already affected counties: Csongrad (2), Hajdu Bihar (1) and Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg (1).

Italy has reported three new cases in the already affected province of Cremona.

In the neighbouring countries, a case has been reported in Egypt, the place of infection is currently considered to be the Cairo governorate but another possible place of infection is the Menoufia governorate. Thus further investigations to confirm this location are ongoing.

Israel reported six new cases in already affected areas: Central district (1), Haifa (2), Northern district (2) and Tel Aviv (1).

Serbia has reported five new cases in already affected areas: Grad Beograd (1), South-backa (1) and Podunavski (3).


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Keywords: ECDC; European Region; Updates; West Nile Virus; Italy; Egypt; Hungary; Serbia; Israel.