Human WNV case confirmed in Netherlands

Coming a matter of weeks after the first detection of West Nile virus in birds in Utrecht region, a human infection has now been confirmed in the area. This year in Europe, almost 300 WNV cases have been reported – Greece with the most (137 and 20 deaths), followed by Spain (75, seven deaths) and Italy (65, five deaths). The ECDC also announced the first locally-acquired human WNV cases for previously unaffected areas of Bulgaria (Pazardzhik province), Spain (Badajoz province) and Germany (regions of Barnim, Ostprignitz-Ruppin, Saalekreis, Halle and Meissen). Read More

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