European Surveillance for West Nile Virus in Mosquito Populations

  title={European Surveillance for West Nile Virus in Mosquito Populations},
  author={Olivier Engler and Giovanni Savini and Anna Papa and Jordi Figuerola and Martin H Groschup and Helge Kampen and Jolyon M. Medlock and Alexander G. C. Vaux and Anthony James Wilson and Doreen Werner and Hanna J{\"o}st and Maria Goffredo and Gioia Capelli and Valentina Federici and Mauro Tonolla and Nicola Patocchi and Eleonora Flacio and Jasmine Portmann and Anya Rossi-Pedruzzi and Spiros Mourelatos and Santiago Ruiz and Ana Loza V{\'a}zquez and Mattia Calzolari and Paolo Bonilauri and Michele Dottori and Francis Schaffner and Alexander Mathis and Nicholas W. Johnson},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
A wide range of arthropod-borne viruses threaten both human and animal health either through their presence in Europe or through risk of introduction. Prominent among these is West Nile virus (WNV), primarily an avian virus, which has caused multiple outbreaks associated with human and equine mortality. Endemic outbreaks of West Nile fever have been reported in Italy, Greece, France, Romania, Hungary, Russia and Spain, with further spread expected. Most outbreaks in Western Europe have been due… CONTINUE READING
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