West Nile Virus in Europe

Sep 8, 2010 | healthmap | Outbreak News

 

Many European countries have seen West Nile Virus cases recently. Although the virus has been seen in Europe before, it is rare in many countries. Greece is seeing widespread cases for the first time with 15 dead and 158 sick. Russia’s southern Volgograd region has had 206 cases and 5 deaths since July 16. Romania has 7 cases and 2 deaths. Hungary first saw the virus in 2003 and now reports two patients being treated. Western Turkey currently has 4 cases and reports 3 deaths. Sicily has reported 49 cases in horses.

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