Mosquito & Vector News

Mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus in Butte County

From KRCR TV PALERMO, Calif. – According to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District, a mosquito pool in an area of north Honcut south Palermo has tested positive with the West Nile Virus.  Officials said with increasing mosquito populations and the detection of WNV within Butte County, the Butte County Mosquito and Vector…

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Mosquito batch infected with West Nile virus found in Costa Mesa

By LOUIS CASIANO JR. | Orange County Register A batch of 22 mosquitoes infected with the West Nile Virus was discovered late last month in Costa Mesa’s Fairview Park, the city said in a statement. The mosquitoes were found June 27 by Orange County Mosquito & Vector Control District crews in a drainage ditch at the park’s…

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NASA Citizen Science App Tackles Mosquito-Borne Disease

From Nasa.gov In many parts of the world, mosquitoes are more than just a summertime nuisance. They spread diseases that kill nearly 2.7 million people a year. Now citizen scientists can use a NASA app to help those working to understand and reduce mosquito-borne diseases. NASA has introduced the Mosquito Habitat Mapper as part of…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 07.14.17

Passing of Bob Azzaro; Agency Spotlight; Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2017-18 Dues; 2018 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/1/17; District Trustee Information Form; Trustee Council needs nominees!; MVCAC Fall Meeting; NPDES Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board;…

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News Briefs 07.07.17

Agency Spotlight; Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2017-18 Dues; 2018 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/1/17; District Trustee Information Form; Trustee Council needs nominees!; MVCAC Fall Meeting; NPDES Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; Sustaining Member Corner Click…

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2018 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/1/17

Applications for the 2018 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award will be accepted through Friday, December 1, 2017. The William C. Reeves New Investigator Award, memorializing Dr. William C. Reeves, who was a renowned University of California entomologist, is sponsored by the Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California (MVCAC). The award is presented to the best scientific paper submitted and…

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