Mosquito & Vector News

Greater Los Angeles Vector Control Has a New Strategy to Slow West Nile Virus

From Spectrum News 1 September 17, 2020 LOS ANGELES — As Americans continue to focus on the Coronavirus, mosquito experts want locals to be cognizant of another virus moving back into Los Angeles: West Nile. Studies show that a mosquito is the deadliest animal in the world in terms of how many humans it kills…

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West Nile Virus: Can Climate Change Cause Mosquito Migration?

From Contagion Live September 16, 2020 Given the range of West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases is environmentally determined, changes in the environment mean changes in where these diseases are most likely to spread. West Nile virus spreads most efficiently in the United States at temperatures between 75.2–77 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a new…

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Invasive mosquitoes found in Winters

From the Daily Democrat September 16, 2020 The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District announced that it has detected the invasive mosquito Aedes aegypti in Yolo County. According to Luz Marie Robles, public information officer for the district, the adult female mosquito was found in a trap near East and Main street in Winters. This…

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Association Updates

News Briefs 09.11.2020

MVCAC Annual Conference Corner; Special Districts Made Easy – educational brochure, video promotes understanding of special district; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Statewide COVID-19 Response Discussion; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; MVCAC News…

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News Briefs 09.04.2020

MVCAC Annual Conference Corner; Special Districts Made Easy – educational brochure, video promotes understanding of special district; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Statewide COVID-19 Response Discussion; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; MVCAC News…

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News Briefs 08.28.20

MVCAC Annual Conference Corner; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Statewide COVID-19 Response Discussion; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload information into; MVCAC News Briefs – Giant Asian Hornets; MVCAC News Briefs – Zika Updates; MVCAC News…

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