Confirmed WNV cases in 3 locations of Germany

Investigations are underway to determine the extent of West Nile virus activity after nine human infections were recently confirmed - Leipzig has reported seven to date, while both Meissen and Berlin recorded one each. In related news, Dutch authorities have confirmed the presence of WNV in a bird caught in Utrecht, saying the infection was most probably acquired in the Netherlands which ‘corroborates the further expansion of WNV circulation in Europe’. Elsewhere, Spain has recorded its fourth WNV-related death (from 49 confirmed cases) this year in an 87yo woman from Puerto Real in the province of Cadiz. Read More

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