3 New Hampshire adults diagnosed with Jamestown Canyon virus – WMUR Manchester

Three more cases of Jamestown Canyon virus have been identified in New Hampshire, the state Department of Health and Human Services announced on Friday.Three adults from Loudon, Pittsfield and Rumney tested positive for the mosquito-borne virus.The patients from Rumney and Pittsfield are recovering at home after needing to be hospitalized with neurological symptoms. The adult from Loudon did not need to be hospitalized.^^ In the video player above, learn about clothes that can keep mosquitoes at bay ^^Typically, symptoms are mild and include fever, headache and fatigue, officials said.Death and serious health problems related to contracting Jamestown Canyon virus are rare but officials said the virus can cause diseases like meningitis.There is no vaccine for the virus.The cases have raised the risk level for the virus to high in Loudon, Pittsfield and Rumney.The risk level for some surrounding towns is now at moderate.In August, an adult from Dublin died of Jamestown Canyon virus.

Three more cases of Jamestown Canyon virus have been identified in New Hampshire, the state Department of Health and Human Services announced on Friday.

Three adults from Loudon, Pittsfield and Rumney tested positive for the mosquito-borne virus.

The patients from Rumney and Pittsfield are recovering at home after needing to be hospitalized with neurological symptoms. The adult from Loudon did not need to be hospitalized.

^^ In the video player above, learn about clothes that can keep mosquitoes at bay ^^

Typically, symptoms are mild and include fever, headache and fatigue, officials said.

Death and serious health problems related to contracting Jamestown Canyon virus are rare but officials said the virus can cause diseases like meningitis.

There is no vaccine for the virus.

The cases have raised the risk level for the virus to high in Loudon, Pittsfield and Rumney.

The risk level for some surrounding towns is now at moderate.

In August, an adult from Dublin died of Jamestown Canyon virus.

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