Mosquito & Vector News

Free mosquito fish take bite out of West Nile Virus threat in SJC

From the Manteca/Ripon Bulletin June 17, 2021 San Joaquin County since 2004 has verified 178 human cases and 64 equine cases of mosquito borne West Nile Virus as well as 584 dead birds. The first bird this year to die from the West Nile Virus was a wild finch found in the Ripon area. The…

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West Nile virus found in dead crows | South Pasadena

From the California News Times June 15, 2021 Aedes albopictus is a new invasive species that has recently inhabited Southern California. Monday, June 7th was the first positive test for West Nile virus (WNV) in Los Angeles County by San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District The creature in question (SGVMVCD) was the carcass of…

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West Nile Virus Detected In Mosquitoes Collected On June 2 Modesto

From CBS 13 June 12, 2021 MODESTO (CBS13) – The West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected on June 2, the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency announced on Friday. The mosquitoes were from the northeastern part of the city, and no human cases have been detected yet. Stanislaus County said it only has…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 6.16.21

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2021-22 Dues; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; New CEU Process; AMCA Research Fund Request for Pre-Proposals Now Open!; 2021 MVCAC Annual Meeting – On Demand now available!; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information; Share Your…

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News Briefs 6.9.21

Governor grants Cal Cities’ request for continued Brown Act flexibility; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; SIT information and Oxitec update; MVCAC Corporate Member Fiscal Status Report Submission for 2021-22 Dues; From AMCA: We need you! National Mosquito Control Awareness Week Video Project; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; New CEU Process; AMCA Research…

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2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21

Applications for the 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award will be accepted through Monday, October 4, 2021. The William C. Reeves New Investigator Award, memorializing Dr. William C. Reeves, who was a renowned University of California entomologist, is sponsored by the Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California (MVCAC). The award is presented to…

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