Mosquito & Vector News

Evidence of Zika Congenital Syndrome in Pre-Term Newborn

From the Infectious Disease Advisor October 12, 2018 A study published in Clinical Infectious Diseasedemonstrated that epithelial cells are susceptible to congenitally acquired Zika virus, and researchers demonstrate that the virus was isolated from a pool of tissue samples from the heart, lungs and kidneys, suggesting that one of them may represent an important niche for…

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India hit with its biggest outbreak of Zika to date, with 32 confirmed cases

From CNN October 12, 2018 New Delhi (CNN)India has recorded its biggest outbreak of Zika virus to date, with 32 cases confirmed in Jaipur, capital of the western state of Rajasthan. The first case was confirmed on September 23 in the city’s Shastri Nagar area, located close to some of the city’s main tourist attractions.…

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Health department confirms two cases of West Nile

From CBS 12 October 11, 2018 PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (CBS12) — The Health Department confirmed two cases of West Nile in just two months in Palm Beach County. The first case appeared in Jupiter Farms and the second one happened in Belle Glade. Despite the virus confirmations, the Medical Director at the Free Standing Emergency…

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Association Updates

News Brief 10.12.18

87th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2019 MVCAC Conference Survey; November 15 Vector Control Certified Technician Exam Announcement; 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…

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News Brief 10.5.18

87th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2019 MVCAC Conference Survey; November 15 Vector Control Certified Technician Exam Announcement; 2019 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/3/18; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs –…

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News Brief 9.28.18

2019 MVCAC Conference Survey; November 15 Vector Control Certified Technician Exam Announcement; 87th Annual Conference – Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2019 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/3/18; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; Survey for Bee Services; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Agency Spotlight;…

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