NH DHHS Identifies First Jamestown Canyon Virus Case in New Hampshire  

State Epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan. “It is an uncommon infection to be found, but similar to WNV and EEE, it also has the potential to cause serious health complications, including central nervous system infection. Because of the risk for various infections from mosquitoes, we want to remind people to take steps to avoid mosquito bites and remove areas of standing water around their homes where mosquitoes might breed and reproduce.”

A Stealth History Lesson in Baltimore

All of us — the workers, the cops, the mayor, scattered reporters and onlookers — watched the focus of the work, an imposing sculpture of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, each on his horse. The crane lowered a big harness dangling from a red metal hook. One worker clambered up on a ladder to fit the harness around the prodigious girth of the generals’ steeds. There was much adjustment and anticipation.