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21 Oct 2016

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Title: #Europe, #WestNile fever–#Situation #update, 21 October 2016.

Subject: West Nile Virus, weekly activity surveillance report.

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

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West Nile fever - Situation update, 21 October 2016


As of 20 October 2016, 198 cases of West Nile fever in humans have been reported in the EU Member States and 249 cases in the neighbouring countries, since the beginning of the 2016 transmission season.

This week 10 new cases have been reported, seven in the EU Member States and three cases in the neighbouring countries.

During the past week, Bulgaria reported one case in Sofia. A second case in Bulgaria is under investigation. These are the first cases reported by Bulgaria in the current transmission season.

Italy reported two new cases in Reggio nell’Emilia.

Romania reported three new cases, all in newly affected areas: Bistriti Nasaud, Neamt and Satu-Mare.

In the neighbouring countries, Russia reported one new case in already-affected oblast Lipetsk.

Serbia has reported two new cases in Grad Beograd.


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Keywords: ECDC; Updates; European Region; Italy; Romania; Russia; Serbia; Bulgaria.