Mosquito & Vector News

Life-threatening, insect-borne diseases spike in Venezuela, report says

From NBC News February 21, 2019 As Venezuela grapples with an escalating humanitarian and political crisis, experts are warning about a surge in potentially deadly diseases transmitted by insects that could jeopardize public health improvements in the country and the Americas. Venezuela is seeing a resurgence in diseases like malaria, dengue, the Zika virus and…

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Flies, Ants, Mosquitoes Among Top-Searched Pests in the U.S.

From Pest Control Technology February 20, 2019 Flies, ants, and mosquitoes caused the most widespread problems among US households according to a recent study by Organic Lesson. The three insects were identified as the top-searched pests across forty-one states, and they also accounted for 34% of total DIY pest control searches in the US.   The…

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Study: West Nile virus is now a permanent part of Arizona’s ecosystem

From AZ Big Media February 18, 2019 Every day is a challenge for Bruce Gran, 52, who was diagnosed with West Nile virus seven years ago. “From Day 1, it’s been a migraine-caliber headache,” the Tucson resident said. “My short term-memory is terrible. I’m not old enough to be having the effects that I have.…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 2.15.19

MVCAC Yearbook Survey 2019; 2019 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; American Chemical Society Call for Papers; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; NPDES Reporting Information For 2018 Report; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share…

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News Briefs 2.8.19

MVCAC Yearbook Survey 2019; 2019 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; American Chemical Society Call for Papers; 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 – Other Outbreaks; Share…

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MVCAC 2019 Annual Conference Photos

View and download all of the Conference photos here.

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