Mosquito & Vector News

Florida had 93 cases of Zika in this year

From the Tampa Bay Times December 11, 2018 As the end of the year approaches, Florida has reported 93 cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in 2018, according to numbers posted Monday on the state Department of Health website. The number of cases has slowly increased in recent months, with all but two of the…

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Mosquitoes, Ticks, Rats, West Nile Virus, Zika and More: Independent District Has it Covered

From ANewsCafe.com December 6, 2018 Today we check in with Peter Bonkrude, District Manager of the Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District, an independent special district that provides public health mosquito and vector control to 1,100 square miles of Shasta County. Peter grew up in Minnesota, Ohio, and Colorado where he graduated from the University of…

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If you plan to travel to Cuba, bring repellent: Deadly dengue virus has returned

From the Miami Herald December 5, 2018 If you’re planning to spend Christmas in Cuba, take plenty of insect repellent with you and stay away from areas where the mosquito Aedes Aegypti may be found. A deadly strand of the dengue virus, transmitted primarily by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, has returned and is worrying authorities, according to Cinco de…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 12.7.18

Support for MVCAC Members Impacted by CA Wildfires; PacVec Second Annual Meeting; CDPH Culex kdr resistance testing program for 2019; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs –…

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News Briefs 11.30.18

Support for MVCAC Members Impacted by CA Wildfires; 2019 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/3/18; PacVec Second Annual Meeting; CDPH Culex kdr resistance testing program for 2019; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight;…

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News Briefs 11.21.18

Support for MVCAC Members Impacted by CA Wildfires; 2019 MVCAC Annual Conference; 2019 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/3/18; CDPH Culex kdr resistance testing program for 2019; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight;…

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