Deaths due to West Nile Fever reported in Romania

So far, 8 of the 77 people infected with West Nile fever have died. Sporadic cases have been registered in 6 locations, but the majority of the reported cases have been from Braila (17 casew) and Bucharest (16 cases).

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Advice For Travellers

While the risk of exposure for the general traveller is low overall, there may be areas where the risk is fairly high. In some communities, there may be many infected people who do not seek medical care and are not reported.