Earlier this week, this website gave an update on the number of West Nile virus cases in the United States.


We will now look at the situations in Canada and Europe:

During the latest epidemiological report from the Public Health Agency of Canada ending Sep. 5, additional cases of West Nile virus (WNV) were reported from Ontario (2) and Manitoba bringing the total for 2015 to 15 clinical WNV cases.

In addition, two asymptomatic infections have been reported in Quebec.

Of the fifteen, Ontario has seen 10, Quebec-4 and Manitoba-1. Three-quarters of the cases have been classified as West Nile virus Non-neurological syndrome.

Across the pond, as of 11 September 2015, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has reported 52 cases of West Nile fever in humans  in the EU Member States: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

In addition, 52 WNV cases have been reported in the following neighboring countries:  Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine,  Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia , since the beginning of the 2015 transmission season.