Mosquito & Vector News

West Nile Virus Persists – More Mosquitoes, A Bird, Chickens Test Positive

Press Release from Contra Costa MVCD September 21, 2018 Dump Standing Water and Avoid Mosqito Bites as Temperatures Rise  CONCORD, CALIFORNIA – The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District is reporting mosquitoes from Quimby Island and Bethel Island, a dead bird from Oakley, and chickens from Martinez and Oakley have tested positive for West Nile…

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8-year-old girl relearning to walk, talk after getting West Nile virus

From KRON4 September 21, 2018 FARGO, North Dakota (KRON/CNN) – Over the past few weeks, KRON4 has told you about the West Nile virus showing up in the Bay Area. Most recently, a mosquito tested positive in Solano County. On Friday night, we’re seeing just how serious it can be when a person becomes infected.…

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West Nile virus: 1st local human case since 2013 reported in the High Desert

From The Sun September 20, 2018 Public health officials have confirmed San Bernardino County’s first locally acquired human case of West Nile virus in the High Desert. According to a statement issued by the county’s Department of Public Health, this is the first human case of the virus acquired in the county since 2013. In…

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Association Updates

News Brief 9.21.18

2019 MVCAC Conference Survey; Award Nominations Now Open; November 15 Vector Control Certified Technician Exam Announcement; Insecticide Resistance Testing; 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…

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News Brief 9.14.18

2019 MVCAC Conference Survey; Award Nominations Now Open; November 15 Vector Control Certified Technician Exam Announcement; Insecticide Resistance Testing; 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…

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News Brief 9.7.18

Award Nominations Now Open; November 15 Vector Control Certified Technician Exam Announcement; Insecticide Resistance Testing; Natular Survey; 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…

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