• West Nile virus (WNV) WNV is a virus belonging to the family Flaviviridae, genus Flavivirus, and is spread by Culex pipiens mosquitoes. It can cause West Nile disease in human.

Vectorie- Vector-borne Risks for Europe

Welcome to the public site of the VECTORIE consortium.

VECTORIE is an acronym for Vector-borne Risks for Europe: Risk assessment and control of West Nile and Chikungunya virus, and is a focused research project funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).