New Jersey DOH vector-borne surveillance report, week 40

Official Message No.:111531-10-13-2022-PHUP
Contact Info: Mervin Keith |
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Please find attached the NJDOH vector-borne surveillance report for week 40.

Report highlights:
  • There are 15 West Nile Virus (WNV) human cases (9 neuroinvasive) in 2022 from Bergen (3), Burlington, Camden (3), Middlesex, Monmouth (2), Morris, Ocean (2), & Union (2) counties. 1 presumptive viremic blood donor was detected in Middlesex County.
  • Of 33 mosquito pools from 5 counties that were submitted for testing in week 40, none tested positive for WNV. There have been 595 WNV positive pools this year.
  • The number of tick-related ED visits continues to decline and is below the five-year average.
  • The number of human dengue cases to date in 2022 is increasing.  All human dengue cases in 2022 are travel-associated.
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