Bow Adult Tests Positive for Jamestown Canyon Virus | New Hampshire Public Radio

Bow Adult Tests Positive for Jamestown Canyon Virus

Aug 8, 2020

The state has confirmed a second case of the Jamestown Canyon Virus this year.

An adult resident of Bow tested positive for the virus. 

The person has a fever and mild neurological symptoms, but was not hospitalized.

The virus is transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito.

This is the 11th case of the virus in New Hampshire since it was first detected here in 2013.