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KCRA 3 Sacramento
5 ways to protect yourself from mosquitoesMosquitoes in San Joaquin County have tested positive for the West Nile virus,
5 ways to protect yourself from mosquitoes
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 2 days ago
Mosquitoes in San Joaquin County have tested positive for the West Nile virus, the San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District said Thursday. The two mosquito samples were found within Stockton’s 95210 area code and is the first... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California’s fight against the Zika-carrying ‘cockroach of mosquitoes’that chilly spring morning in Silver Lake, Serrano and Garcia, vector control s
California’s fight against the Zika-carrying ‘cockroach of mosquitoes’
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
that chilly spring morning in Silver Lake, Serrano and Garcia, vector control specialists with the Greater Los Angeles Vector Control District, dumped out the water and larvae in the tub. Garcia drilled holes in its bottom, as well as in other... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Experts share advice on how to teach kids about the Zika virusfound the invasive Aedes Agypti mosquito in the East Valley last month. Since
Experts share advice on how to teach kids about the Zika virus
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
found the invasive Aedes Agypti mosquito in the East Valley last month. Since then, the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District have worked overtime to make sure the mosquito does not call our valley home. In the meantime,... Read more
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dna
US states on Zika's frontline see big gaps in funding, expertisecontrolling these mosquitoes," said Susanne Kluh, Scientific-Technical Services
US states on Zika's frontline see big gaps in funding, expertise
dna / Posted 5 days ago
controlling these mosquitoes," said Susanne Kluh, Scientific-Technical Services Director for the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District. One reason is that most US. programmes are designed to deal with nuisance mosquitoes or those... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. states on Zika's frontline see big gaps in funding, expertisecontrolling these mosquitoes," said Susanne Kluh, Scientific-Technical Services
U.S. states on Zika's frontline see big gaps in funding, expertise
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
controlling these mosquitoes," said Susanne Kluh, Scientific-Technical Services Director for the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District. One reason is that most U.S. programs are designed to deal with nuisance mosquitoes or those... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US states on Zika's frontline see big gaps in funding, expertisecontrolling these mosquitoes," said Susanne Kluh, Scientific-Technical Services
US states on Zika's frontline see big gaps in funding, expertise
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
controlling these mosquitoes," said Susanne Kluh, Scientific-Technical Services Director for the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District. One reason is that most U.S. programs are designed to deal with nuisance mosquitoes or those... Read more
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The Mercury News
No need to panic, Concord bee attack isolated incidentdo not have confirmation that these were Africanized bees," said Deborah Bass,
No need to panic, Concord bee attack isolated incident
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
do not have confirmation that these were Africanized bees," said Deborah Bass, a spokesman for the Contra Costa County Vector Control District. "Until these are confirmed, we have no knowledge of Africanized bees anywhere in Contra Costa... Read more
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Orange County Register
2 infected mosquitoes signal start of West Nile virus season in O.C.Nile virus – a potentially deadly disease spread by mosquitoes – is underway in
2 infected mosquitoes signal start of West Nile virus season in O.C.
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
Nile virus – a potentially deadly disease spread by mosquitoes – is underway in Orange County. Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District officials say they collected mosquitoes Friday in La Habra and Seal Beach that tested positive for... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Scientists Asked to Help Fight Zika Virushelp us out is the only way to keep invasive mosquitoes out of our county.” Th
Scientists Asked to Help Fight Zika Virus
NBC Bay Area / Posted 12 days ago
help us out is the only way to keep invasive mosquitoes out of our county.” This fall, San Mateo County’s Mosquito and Vector Control District will debut a similar field education program, asking school kids to trap mosquito eggs using a simple... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Concord Area Terrorized by Bees Safer: AuthoritiesI had to shake my hand off. They were all over me." Norman Lott, a beekeeper c
Concord Area Terrorized by Bees Safer: Authorities
NBC Bay Area / Posted 14 days ago
I had to shake my hand off. They were all over me." Norman Lott, a beekeeper called out by the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District, said Pitravts isn’t alone. “There were some dogs that were stung,” he said. “I guess one died – a... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Swarm of Bees Terrorizing East Bay Neighborhoodafter me even through the window. It was nuts.” Norman Lott, a beekeeper calle
Swarm of Bees Terrorizing East Bay Neighborhood
NBC Bay Area / Posted 15 days ago
after me even through the window. It was nuts.” Norman Lott, a beekeeper called out by the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District, said Pitravts isn’t alone. “There were some dogs that were stung,” he said. “I guess one died – a... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
BioBlitz teaches students about mosquitoestopic including plants, geocaching, water bugs and Native American history. Ve
BioBlitz teaches students about mosquitoes
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 15 days ago
topic including plants, geocaching, water bugs and Native American history. Vector Ecologist for the Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District John Albright said the timing of the event is perfect. "Even though people don't notice the... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
West Nile Virus Detected in First Dead Bird of the Seasonneighboring counties have already started to register activity. In a press rel
West Nile Virus Detected in First Dead Bird of the Season
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 16 days ago
neighboring counties have already started to register activity. In a press release from Sacramento Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District, District Manager Gary Goodman said finding the dead bird is very significant. “It confirms that the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Palm SpringsThe Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District has detected two samp
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Palm Springs
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 16 days ago
The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District has detected two samples of mosquitoes that have tested positive for West Nile virus in Palm Springs. Officials said this is the first sign of the virus in the Coachella Valley in... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Swamp coolers: breeding grounds for Zika virus?this problem than the older swamp coolers, which use aspen wood in the filter s
Swamp coolers: breeding grounds for Zika virus?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 16 days ago
this problem than the older swamp coolers, which use aspen wood in the filter system. The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District says checking coolers is on their to-do list after having past experiences where coolers have caused... Read more
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The Mercury News
Marin reports first case of Zika virus infectionno Aedes mosquitoes have so far been found in Marin, the Marin/Sonoma Mosquito
Marin reports first case of Zika virus infection
The Mercury News / Posted 18 days ago
no Aedes mosquitoes have so far been found in Marin, the Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District is on the lookout for the pest. Since there is no vaccine for Zika, the best protection against the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Crews inspecting area where Aedes Aegypti mosquito foundCrews are out in full force fighting a mosquito that can carry the Zika virus.
Crews inspecting area where Aedes Aegypti mosquito found
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 18 days ago
Crews are out in full force fighting a mosquito that can carry the Zika virus. The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District announced Monday the first sighting of this invasive mosquito in the Coachella Valley. Tuesday crews are going... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Mosquitoes: The downside of collecting rainwaterRobert Real, of Chino, and a Operations Director for the West Valley Mosquito a
Mosquitoes: The downside of collecting rainwater
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
Robert Real, of Chino, and a Operations Director for the West Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District, has a pair of rain barrels he uses to collect the run off from his patio cover at his home. Real says he does not keep the water in the barrels... Read more
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The Mercury News
Morris: Keeping mosquitoes under controlalso will give you mosquito-eating fish for your ponds to help with control. C
Morris: Keeping mosquitoes under control
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
also will give you mosquito-eating fish for your ponds to help with control. Contact the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District at 925-685-9301; Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District at 510-783-7744; or the Santa Clara... Read more

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