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21 Jul 2017

#WestNile fever in #Europe in 2017; updated 21 July (@ECDC_EU, summary)

Title: #WestNile fever in #Europe in 2017; updated 21 July.

Subject: WNV activity in the European Region, current situation.

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

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West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 21 July



  • This week the first confirmed human case of West Nile fever in the EU was reported and detected in southern Greece.
  • In the neighbouring countries, three new cases have been detected in Israel of which one is confirmed.
  • Since the beginning of the 2017 transmission season and as of 20 July 2017, one human case of West Nile fever has been reported in the EU.
  • In the neighbouring countries, one confirmed case and three probable cases have been reported by Israel.



Keywords: ECDC; Updates; European Region; WNV; Israel; Greece.