Mosquito & Vector News

OC Reports First Human Case Of West Nile Virus For 2021

From CBS Los Angeles September 23, 2021 SANTA ANA (CBSLA) – The Orange County Health Care Agency Wednesday confirmed its first human case of the year of West Nile Virus. The Buena Park woman who contracted the virus was hospitalized earlier this month with neuroinvasive disease, but survived and is now recovering, the O.C. Health Care…

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‘Ankle Biter’ Mosquito Population On The Rise In Orange County

From CBS Los Angeles September 23, 2021 ALISO VIEJO (CBSLA) – The aedes mosquito, more commonly referred to as the “ankle biter,” has officially landed in all 34 Orange County cities. “Me, I count…I see one, two, three, four, five, six just on this side and there are a whole bunch more under my sock,” said…

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Mosquito borne encephalitis virus found in Stanislaus County

From the Ceres Courier September 22, 2021 A mosquito sample collected in Stanislaus County has tested positive for St. Louis Encephalitis virus, according to the area’s two mosquito abatement districts. Like West Nile Virus, most people who become infected with SLEV will never feel sick. Most people who do feel sick will have mild flu-like…

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Association Updates

News Brief 9.22.21

Send dead protected birds to CDFW for study at no cost to you; Public comment period for Oxitec CA project is open; MVCAC Trustee Training; Dermacentor variabilis larva available for your reference collection; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21;…

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News Brief 9.15.21

Meritorious Service Award, Honorary Member Award and Service with Distinction Award Nominations Deadline Extended; AB 1788 (Bloom) Clarification; Public comment period for Oxitec CA project is open; MVCAC Trustee Training; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due 10/4/21; 2020 MVCAC…

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News Brief 9.8.21

Jennifer Henke Elected ESA Vice President Elect; Public comment period for Oxitec CA project is open; Meritorious Service Award, Honorary Member Award and Service with Distinction Award Nominations Now Open; MVCAC Trustee Training; Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters; 2022 William C. Reeves New Investigator Award Applications Due…

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