Eurosurveillance, Volume 15, Issue 34, 26 August 2010   Case report: West-Nile virus infection in two Dutch travellers returning from Israel N Aboutaleb1, M FC Beersma2, H F Wunderink3, A CTM Vossen3, L G Visser1 1.       Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, Netherlands 2.       Department of Virology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands 3.       Department of Virology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, Netherlands We report about West Nile virus (WNV) infections in a symptomatic traveller returning from Israel and in her asymptomatic travel companion. Knowledge of the current epidemiological situation in Israel from where WNV cases were reported recently enabled a rapid diagnosis. The described cases serve as a reminder for physicians to consider WNV in the diagnosis of patients returning from areas with potential circulation of the virus. Read More: