Other Human Disease — United States
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Friday [20 Nov 2020] that an adult from Newport, NH tested positive for Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV). The patient was hospitalized with left side weakness, unresponsiveness and multiple seizures. The patient remains in hospital, having not recently improved.
This is the 5th person in New Hampshire to test positive for the virus this year .
JCV is transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. There are no