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NBC Bay Area
Vector Control to Fog For Mosquitos in Palo AltoThe Santa Clara County Vector Control District will fog the skies over Palo Alt
Vector Control to Fog For Mosquitos in Palo Alto
NBC Bay Area / Posted an hour ago
The Santa Clara County Vector Control District will fog the skies over Palo Alto on Wednesday in an ongoing effort to get rid mosquitoes, which are an increasing problem with the recent winter rains. The treatment is scheduled to start at... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Discovery Bay: Departing town manager reflects on accomplishmentsDISCOVERY BAY -- When Rick Howard first arrived in Discovery Bay in 2010 to ass
Discovery Bay: Departing town manager reflects on accomplishments
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 13 hours ago
DISCOVERY BAY -- When Rick Howard first arrived in Discovery Bay in 2010 to assume the role as the town's general manager, he didn't know any residents there. Now as he prepares to leave his post, Howard has developed many friendships within the... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Aerial spraying for mosquitoes slated for Feb. 10The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) is planning a helicopte
Aerial spraying for mosquitoes slated for Feb. 10
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) is planning a helicopter assault on winter salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto marsh areas on Wednesday, Feb. 10, the district announced Friday. Weather permitting, the aerial spraying is... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Meet the unusually aggressive mosquitoes carrying ZikaThe illness is mainly transmitted by mosquitoes, and no one in the United State
Meet the unusually aggressive mosquitoes carrying Zika
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
The illness is mainly transmitted by mosquitoes, and no one in the United States has yet been infected with Zika from a bug bite. But the mosquitoes that carry the disease are found in California, and officials say we must limit their spread to make... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Aggressive Mosquitoes That Can Transmit Zika Virus Are Present in SoCal: Public Health OfficialsThe type of aggressive mosquitoes that transmit the rapidly spreading Zika viru
Aggressive Mosquitoes That Can Transmit Zika Virus Are Present in SoCal: Public Health Officials
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
The type of aggressive mosquitoes that transmit the rapidly spreading Zika virus are present in Los Angeles County and elsewhere in California, officials said Wednesday. Aedes mosquitoes were identified in the San Gabriel Valley and in eastern part... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Mosquitoes, Zika virus a concern for rain barrels used to store water during El NinoWEST COVINA >> Rain barrels have become a popular way for Southern Californians
Mosquitoes, Zika virus a concern for rain barrels used to store water during El Nino
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
WEST COVINA >> Rain barrels have become a popular way for Southern Californians to conserve water amid the state’s historic drought, but the rain collection devices have an unintended consequence: they’ve increased the number of breeding sources for... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
County Health Officials Issue Warnings About Mosquitos and Zika Virus in Los AngelesPosted: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 – 2:08 PM (CNS) – County health officials
County Health Officials Issue Warnings About Mosquitos and Zika Virus in Los Angeles
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Posted: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 – 2:08 PM (CNS) – County health officials again warned residents today to take precautions against mosquito bites, particularly if they’re planning to travel to areas experiencing outbreaks of the Zika... Read more
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Orange County Register
New tropical mosquito infestation discovered in Garden GroveOrange County Mosquito and Vector Control District has found an infestation of
New tropical mosquito infestation discovered in Garden Grove
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District has found an infestation of tropical mosquitoes at a Garden Grove home, where residents reported being bitten during the day by a black-and-white stripedspecies at a time of year when it usually goes... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Zika virus confirmed in California, but state’s climate likely to block spreadWhile a case of Zika virus was reported in California this week, health officia
Zika virus confirmed in California, but state’s climate likely to block spread
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
While a case of Zika virus was reported in California this week, health officials say the state’s dry Mediterranean climate and pest control efforts make it an unlikely home for the mosquitoes that carry the tropical disease. Two species of Aedes... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Surging Zika virus triggers assessments of local risksNeither the Zika virus nor the mosquitoes that can carry it have been found in
Surging Zika virus triggers assessments of local risks
Ventura County Star / Posted 13 days ago
Neither the Zika virus nor the mosquitoes that can carry it have been found in Ventura County, officials said Wednesday. But the virus that may cause brain damage in infants is being spread in more than 20 regions and countries, including Brazil,... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Mosquito Vigilance Urged in SoCal as Zika SpreadsThe types of mosquitoes that carry Zika virus are not native to anywhere in the
Mosquito Vigilance Urged in SoCal as Zika Spreads
NBC San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
The types of mosquitoes that carry Zika virus are not native to anywhere in the United States, but over the years have established presences in areas of Los Angeles County, public health and vector control officials confirm. Their goal is to... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Jan. 21Embattled schools chief should not get paid leave On Jan. 15, the IJ reported
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Jan. 21
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Embattled schools chief should not get paid leave On Jan. 15, the IJ reported Steve Van Zant’s indefinite paid leave of absence as superintendent of the Sausalito Marin City School District, and the next day reported Van Zant’s arraignment on one... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Mosquito Vigilance Urged in SoCal as Zika SpreadsThe types of mosquitoes that carry Zika virus are not native to anywhere in the
Mosquito Vigilance Urged in SoCal as Zika Spreads
NBC Bay Area / Posted 13 days ago
The types of mosquitoes that carry Zika virus are not native to anywhere in the United States, but over the years have established presences in areas of Los Angeles County, public health and vector control officials confirm. Their goal is to... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Mosquito Vigilance Urged in SoCal as Zika SpreadsThe types of mosquitoes that carry Zika virus are not native to anywhere in the
Mosquito Vigilance Urged in SoCal as Zika Spreads
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
The types of mosquitoes that carry Zika virus are not native to anywhere in the United States, but over the years have established presences in areas of Los Angeles County, public health and vector control officials confirm. Their goal is to keep... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Health warnings about Zika virus increase, five Californians infectedA health worker stands in the Sambadrome as he sprays insecticide to combat the
Health warnings about Zika virus increase, five Californians infected
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
A health worker stands in the Sambadrome as he sprays insecticide to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmits the Zika virus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Inspectors begin to spray insecticide around Sambadrome, the... Read more
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