The Batut Public Health Institute said on Thursday that 12 cases of West Nile Fever had been registered in Serbia this year.
It said that two cases were reported in Belgrade and the rest in the Srem and Banat areas of Vojvodina. The West Nile virus was registered in mosquitoes in the Pancevo, Novi Sad and Belgrade areas. The West Nile virus has also been registered in at least three birds, it added.
The West Nile Fever is a seasonal disease during the June-November period. The first case of West Nile Fever in Serbia was reported in 2012 with a total of 1,032 cases reported since then as well as 98 related deaths, the press release said.