West Nile virus: What you need to know about Spain’s other ‘deadly’ virus
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West Nile virus: What you need to know about Spain’s other ‘deadly’ virus

With the news cycle dominated by rolling, twenty-four hour coronavirus coverage in the last six months, you’d be forgiven if news of the West Nile virus in Spain had passed you by.

Although the National Epidemiology Centre registered only seven cases of the Nile virus in Spain over the last decade,52 cases have been recorded in humans in last month alone, clustering in Andalusia, with numbers now increasing and at least four deaths in the province of Sevilla so far.