Mosquito & Vector News

Mosquito activity high in Bakersfield

From Bakersfield.com September 16, 2019 A species of mosquitoes is infesting Kern County and it has already taken over at least 50 neighborhoods.  That’s according to Gene Abbott, manager at Kern Mosquito and Vector Control. The species, Aedes aegypti, an aggressive, day-biting mosquito, has the potential to spread viruses such as dengue fever, yellow fever, or…

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Encephalitis virus found in Chino mosquitoes

From Champion Newspapers September 14, 2019 The West Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District detected the presence of St. Louis Encephalitis (SLE) virus in mosquitoes collected this week near Comet Avenue and Chino-Corona Road in Chino. “This is the first time since the formation of the district (in 1983) that SLE has been detected in…

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Threatening invasive mosquito on its way to Napa County

From the Napa Valley Register September 14, 2019 Napa County Mosquito Abatement District is cautioning county residents after an invasive mosquito species capable of spreading disease was found in several Northern California counties a little more than a week ago. The non-native mosquito, Aedes aegypti, also known as the yellow fever mosquito, was first discovered…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 9.13.19

MVCAC 88th Annual Conference; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; In Memoriam: James Wanderscheid; 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;…

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News Briefs 9.6.19

MVCAC 88th Annual Conference; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2020 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 12/2/19; MVCAC News Briefs – Other Outbreaks; MVCAC 5k Fun Run; 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 8.30.19

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

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