On November 2, local time, the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention released a weekly report on the West Nile virus epidemic. The latest statistics show that Greece died of infection with West Nile virus as of 13:00 local time on November 1st. The number of cases has reached 44. In the past week, from 13:00 on October 25 to 13:00 on November 1, a total of three people died in Greece due to the infection.
Patients infected with West Nile virus are mainly caused by bites of mosquitoes with West Nile virus. Symptoms such as headache, high fever, lethargy, coma, convulsions, and muscle weakness can occur after infection. Therefore, mosquito and mosquito killing is an effective means to prevent the spread of the virus. According to relevant experts, the number of mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus is declining due to the gradual cooling of the Greek weather. In addition, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention pointed out that the area most affected by the West Nile virus in Greece is still the Attica region where Athens, the capital of Greece, and the central region of northern Macedonia.