Mosquito & Vector News

Mild Zika infection in fetuses may cause brain abnormalities in young despite no symptoms

From EurekAlert! November 15, 2019 Using a relevant animal model (pigs), University of Saskatchewan researchers have shown that mild Zika virus infection in fetuses can cause abnormal brain development in apparently healthy young animals. The study, published Nov. 14 in PLOS Pathogens, provides new insights into the potential outcomes of Zika virus infection and could point…

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Officials confirm three new human cases of West Nile Virus in Kern County

From 23 ABC November 15, 2019 BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — There are three new human cases of West Nile Virus in Kern County, according to the California Department of Public Health. The website that records West Nile Virus cases said that the county’s total of human cases is at 23, making it the third county with the highest…

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WHO scales up response to worldwide surge in dengue

From the World Health Organization November 14, 2019 Over the past several months, Pakistan hospitals have faced an influx of thousands of patients admitted with headache, muscle pain and high fever, all classic symptoms of dengue, a mosquito-borne virus that has struck large numbers of people across the country. Pakistan health officials say they are…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 11.16.19

MVCAC December Planning Meeting; 2020 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/2/19; MVCAC issues management guide; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs…

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News Briefs 11.8.19

MVCAC December Planning Meeting; 2020 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/2/19; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; FOR SALE: 2013…

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News Briefs 11.1.19

MVCAC December Planning Meeting; 2020 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/2/19; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; FOR SALE: 2013…

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