In Italy, West Nile virus infections have increased by 53 percent in the past week.
“Report” reports with reference to “Haber Global” that the Italian Higher Institute of Health (ISS) released information about this.
According to the statement released by the organization, the number of disease carriers increased from 94 to 144 last week.
So far, 10 people have died from this virus in the country.
West Nile virus infections are more common in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, North America, and West Asia. The virus is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes.