Mosquito & Vector News

Orange County Vector Control Alerts Residents of Looming Mosquito Infestation

From The Epoch Times November 20, 2021 MISSION VIEJO, Calif.—Invasive, ankle-biting mosquitoes are swarming Orange County, California, and the vectors will soon fill the 500 livable square miles in the county, according to the Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District (OCMVC). Read more

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Mosquitoes Infected With West Nile Virus Discovered in La Quinta

From MyNewsLA.com November 18, 2021 Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus were discovered in La Quinta, officials announced Thursday. The infected mosquitoes were collected from traps near Fritz Burns Park, at the intersection of Avenue 52 and Avenida Bermudas, according to the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. This is the second time mosquitoes…

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How an Invasive Species Spreads: The Case of Aedes notoscriptus in Southern California

From Entomology Today November 9, 2021 The mosquito Aedes notoscriptus is no longer a stranger to California. The Australian native was first reported in Los Angeles County in 2014, its first appearance outside of Australia, New Zealand, and the southwest Pacific. Of course, invasive insect species aren’t unusual (in California and elsewhere), but this species was noted…

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Association Updates

News Brief 12.1.2021

Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; SAVE THE DATE: December 9, 2021, 2:00-3:30PM; Flea-borne Typhus Discussion with Dr. Gregory Anstead; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Agency Spotlight: New Name for Delta Vector Control District; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts…

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News Brief 11.24.2021

Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; Oxitec Updates Available; MVCAC Drone Use and Interest Survey; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Agency Spotlight: New Name for Delta Vector Control District; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight; HR resources for districts to use and to upload…

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News Brief 11.17.2021

Upcoming MVCAC Meetings; MVCAC 2022 Annual Meeting; Oxitec Updates Available; Join a MVCAC Committee!; MVCAC Drone Use and Interest Survey; MVCAC Monthly Committee Meeting Information; Share Your Post COVID-19 Exposure Methods With Us; MVCAC Member Resources Re: COVID-19; Agency Spotlight: New Name for Delta Vector Control District; Submit your district for the next Agency Spotlight;…

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