Greece: West Nile Virus

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 24th June 2019.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with his counterpart in Greece on the number of people infected with the West Nile virus in that country.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

There were reports of a number of cases of West Nile virus in Greece in 2018. The Hellenic Centre for Disease Prevention / Control have informed our Embassy in Athens that there have been no reported cases to date in 2019. Up to date information on outbreaks and preventative measures can be found by following the links on Foreign and Commonwealth Office Travel Advice.

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