New Jersey DOH vector-borne surveillance report, week 36

Official Message No.:111502-9-15-2022-PHUP
Contact Info: Mervin Keith |
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Attachments: Yes Attachment 1

Please find attached the NJDOH vector-borne surveillance report for week 36.
Report Highlights:
  • There are 8 WNV human cases (5 neuroinvasive) in 2022 from Bergen (2), Camden, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean (2), & Union counties.
  • 22 mosquito pools tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in Week 36 for a total of 493 positive pools this year. The number of positive pools between weeks 31-35 has remained steady and is slightly lower than historical averages in the past few weeks.
  • The number of tick-related ED visits is declining but is higher than historical averages.
  • The number of human ehrlichiosis cases to date in 2022 is higher than the 2021 total with the highest number reported in south and central-east counties.  
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