Mosquito & Vector News

El Dorado County Reports West Nile Virus Found In Bird

From KTVN May 23, 2018 Health officials in El Dorado County are reporting that a bird found in the South Lake Tahoe area has tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the first case found in the area for 2018. The animal in question was collected on May 7.  Three counties reported West Nile in dead…

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How mosquito saliva could help scientists make a vaccine

From Michigan Radio May 22, 2018 It’s not just the mosquito bite that’s a problem. When a mosquito bites you, it also drools on you. Silke Paust is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. “During this poking around phase, basically, and during the feeding, it automatically secretes saliva…

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Mosquitoes are out

From Plumas County News May 21, 2018 People encouraged to protect themselves Mosquito season is in full swing and the insects aren’t just nuisances, they can be dangerous. There’s a whole list of diseases they carry depending on the insect — Zika, West Nile, Malaria and others. Of course it can depend on what part…

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Association Updates

News Brief 05.18.18

April 2018 MVCAC Meeting Post Packet Available Now; Free New Jersey Light Traps; Survey for Bee Services; MVCAC Partners on 2018 Special District Legislative Days; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; Sustaining Member Corner…

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News Brief 05.11.18

April 2018 MVCAC Meeting Post Packet Available Now; Free New Jersey Light Traps; Survey for Bee Services; MVCAC Partners on 2018 Special District Legislative Days; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; Sustaining Member Corner…

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News Brief 05.04.18

New WNV Brochure From CDPH; Survey for Bee Services; MVCAC Partners on 2018 Special District Legislative Days; NPDES Coalition Report Filed with SWB; Agency Spotlight; 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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