Mosquito & Vector News

BU medical student develops new solutions to stop spread of Zika virus

From EurekAlert! January 11, 2018 (Boston) — Karen Cheng, a third-year medical student at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), has received a $3,500 award from the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference (CGIU) Innovation Fund for her work on creating effective methods to battle viruses such as Zika. Rooftop water tanks are the prevailing source…

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Memory loss from West Nile virus may be preventable

From Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis January 11, 2018 More than 10,000 people in the United States are living with memory loss and other persistent neurological problems that occur after West Nile virus infects the brain. Now, a new study in mice suggests that such ongoing neurological deficits may be due to…

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Light pollution may promote the spread of West Nile virus

From Science News January 9, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA—After the West Nile virus appeared on the U.S. East Coast in 1999, it spread across the entire country in just a few years, sickening thousands of people and striking down whole flocks of robins, crows, and other birds. Now, a new study suggests the mosquito-borne virus…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 1.12.18

86th Annual MVCAC Conference – January 28-30, 2018; 1/31/2018 Board Meeting Agenda Packet Posted; 2018 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; MVCAC 2018 Legislative Days; CSDA Professional Development and SDLF Scholarship Opportunities; Agency Spotlight; District Trustee Information Form; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!;…

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News Briefs 1.5.18

86th Annual MVCAC Conference – January 28-30, 2018; 2018 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; Alameda County Quarterly Newsletter and Updates; Agency Spotlight; 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 12.29.17

IT Survey and GIS Survey; CDPH “Don’t Bring Zika Home” Materials Now Available!; 86th Annual MVCAC Conference – January 28-30, 2018; 2018 Sentinel Chicken Order Forms Available Now!; 2017 Proceedings & Papers; Agency Spotlight; District Trustee Information Form; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!;…

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