Mosquito & Vector News

Scientists worry Zika virus will return soon

From The Johns Hopkins News-Letter November 16, 2017 Recently, the number of people suffering from Zika virus throughout the world has significantly decreased. However, biologists predict that Zika will return with a vengeance, potentially leading to more infections. Ernesto Marques, associate professor of infectious diseases and microbiology at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of…

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There’s a New Way to Wipe Out Mosquitoes in the U.S.

From TIME Magazine November 16, 2017 Mosquitoes are some of the deadliest creatures in the world, carrying diseases like Zika, dengue and chikungunya. In response, the U.S. government has given the green light to a unique strategy for ridding people’s yards of the disease-bearing pests. In early November, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted commercial approval for the company MosquitoMate to release its special male…

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Many Caribbean Destinations Still At Risk For Zika CDC Says

From News Americas November 16, 2017 The US Centers For Disease Control, CDC, is warning Americans that “many Caribbean destinations are still at risk for #Zika!” Pregnant women are being warned to avoid the hurricanes impacted islands of  Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti,…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 11.9.17

IT Survey and GIS Survey; 2018 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/1/17; Agency Spotlight; 86th Annual MVCAC Conference – January 28-30, 2018; District Trustee Information Form; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; Sustaining Member Corner Click here to view

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News Briefs 11.3.17

Visual Gateway Workshop Interest Form; IT Survey and GIS Survey; 2018 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/1/17; From ESA – Hurricane Recovery: Your Help is Needed; Agency Spotlight; 86th Annual MVCAC Conference – January 28-30, 2018; District Trustee Information Form; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks;…

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News Briefs 10.27.17

Visual Gateway Workshop Interest Form; Sonoma preschoolers learn about yellow jackets; What you can learn from the people who protect you from disease-carrying pests; From ESA – Hurricane Recovery: Your Help is Needed; Agency Spotlight; 86th Annual MVCAC Conference – January 28-30, 2018; 2018 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/1/17; District Trustee…

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