Mosquito & Vector News

First West Nile Virus death reported in Fresno County this year

From ABC 30 August 22, 2019 FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — The Fresno County Department of Public Health has confirmed the first West Nile Virus death in the county this year. Health officials say another person also tested positive for Saint Louis Encephalitis which is the first reported case in Fresno County. According to county officials,…

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County confirms three more cases of mosquito-borne illness

From the Imperial Valley Press August 22, 2019 EL CENTRO — Confirmation three weeks ago that mosquitos carrying West Nile virus and Saint Louis encephalitis were found in the county was followed Wednesday with a report from the Imperial County Department of Public Health of two cases of SLE and the county’s second case of…

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WORLD MOSQUITO DAY: TAME THE MENACE, CONTROL THE SPREAD OF LIFE-THREATENING DISEASES

From First Post August 20, 2019 A deadly beast that might be the size of a speck but poses a threat to more than half the world’s population. This predator, your not so friendly neighbour, is the mosquito that causes so much menace around the world. They are the cause for the spread of many…

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Association Updates

Meritorious Service Award, Honorary Member Award and Service with Distinction Award Nominations Now Open

It’s Nomination time!  Nominations are now open for MVCAC’s Meritorious Service Award, Honorary Member Award and the  Service with Distinction Award.  All nominations must be received in the MVCAC office by September 6th so they may be included on the ballot to all the member districts, or adequate ad hoc committees may be appointed (for Service…

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News Briefs 8.16.19

Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2020 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/2/19; Agency Spotlight – July 2019; 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…

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News Brief 8.9.19

Proposed Workshop: Mosquito and Arbovirus Surveillance with QGIS; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2020 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/2/19; Agency Spotlight – July 2019; 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…

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