COVIS Surveillance-1

The image on a map shows the eastern half of the U.S. and Canada. The map is littered with tiny purple dots, overlaid with a blue section of the U.S. coastline, starting from Texas, continuing up the east coast, and ending in Maine.

Original locations of the 709 confirmed non-foodborne V. vulnificus infections reported to the Cholera and Other Vibrio Illness Surveillance (COVIS) database between 2007 and 2018 within 200 km of the east USA coastline (blue shading). Credit:

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