New Jersey DOH vector-borne surveillance report, week 34
Please find attached the NJDOH vector-borne surveillance report for week 34.
- There are five WNV human cases so far in 2022 from Bergen, Morris, Ocean (2), and Union counties.
- 36 mosquito pools tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Week 34 for a total of 367 positive pools this year. The number of positive pools in Week 34 was lower than Week 33 and below the 5-year average. WNV positive mosquito pools have been detected in 19 counties with the highest number from Hudson and Bergen counties.
- The first EEE positive pool of 2022 was detected in Morris County in Week 33.
- The number of tick-related ED visits remains elevated and are highest in the south and central east regions of the state.
- The number of human ehrlichiosis cases to date in 2022 is approaching the 2021 total number of cases.
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