Mosquito & Vector News

West Nile mosquitoes discovered in Palm Springs

From KESQ May 17, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- – Residents urged to take precautions against mosquito bites after two samples of mosquitoes collected from a trap in Palm Springs tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. A statement issued Friday morning said these were the first…

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2nd mosquito offensive planned as West Nile found in Coachella Valley again

From KESQ May 14, 2019 Responding to a rising number of West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes in the area, vector-control officials plan to spray insecticide from trucks in select Indio and Coachella neighborhoods later this week. According to the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District, two batches of infected mosquitoes were trapped in the valley…

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Long-term consequences of Zika virus infection

From EurekAlert! May 13, 2019 Mice exposed to the Zika virus during later stages of gestation present behaviors reminiscent of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to a study of genetically diverse animals. The findings, published in JNeurosci, suggest children exposed to the virus during the 2015-16 epidemic may harbor increased risk for developmental disorders. Microcephaly — a smaller…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 5.10.19

CSDA Legislative Days; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; FOR SALE: 2013 ARGO XTI Titan 8×8; Sustaining Member Corner Read more

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News Briefs 5.3.19

CSDA Legislative Days; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; FOR SALE: 2013 ARGO XTI Titan 8×8; Sustaining Member Corner Read more

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News Briefs 4.26.19

Mosquito Awareness Week Resolution; CSDA Legislative Days; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; Share Your News With Us!; Jobs Board; FOR SALE: 2013 ARGO XTI Titan 8×8; Sustaining Member Corner…

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