Mosquito & Vector News

Cool, wet spring causes increase in mosquitoes around the Valley

From Fox 10 Phoenix May 19, 2019 PHOENIX (FOX 10) – A soggy spring and cooler than normal temperatures have Maricopa County Vector Control working hard tracking an unusually busy and early mosquito season, which is causing concern over the growing number of West Nile Virus cases discovered.  Traps have been set, and thousands of mosquitoes…

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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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Early dengue virus infection could ‘defuse’ zika virus

From Science Daily May 17, 2019 “We now know for sure that Zika virus infection during pregnancy can affect the unborn fetus in such a way that the child develops microcephaly and other severe symptoms,” explains Prof Felix Drexler, a virologist at the Charité who has been developing diagnostic tests for Zika and other viruses…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 5.17.19

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 5.10.19

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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