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Travel-Related Zika Cases in NJ

As of September 20, 2017

Confirmed Cases    
County 2015-16  2017
Passaic 41 5
Bergen 34 2
Essex 27  
Hudson 22 4
Union 21 4
Mercer 15 2
Camden 13 2
Middlesex 14 1
Monmouth 12 1
Ocean 9  
Morris 9  
Burlington 7  
Somerset 4  
Warren 3  
Cumberland 2 1
Gloucester 2  
Atlantic 2  
Hunterdon 2  
Sussex   1
TOTAL 239 23 

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Zika is a viral infection that is usually spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. It can sometimes be spread by having sex with an infected partner. The most common symptoms are fever, rash, joint pain or red eyes. Other common symptoms include muscle pain and headache.


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Commissioner of Health on NJDOH Zika Initiatives

The New Jersey Department of Health partnered with the NJ Association of County and City Health Officials (NJACCHO) to host the 2017 “Zika Conference: Public Health Updates and Resources for New Jersey Communities” on May 17. In this video, Commissioner Cathleen Bennett remarks about the Department’s Zika prevention initiatives.

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Last Reviewed: 9/20/2017