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FOX News
Grandmother who died of West Nile virus didn't know she got bit, family saysyear, we find West Nile positive mosquitoes throughout the district,” Jason Far
FOX News / Posted yesterday
year, we find West Nile positive mosquitoes throughout the district,” Jason Farned, of the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District, told KTLA. “In all of the cities, we found that the virus is present – which is pretty consistent... Read more
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FOX News
Grandmother who died of West Nile virus didn't know she got bit, family saysyear, we find West Nile positive mosquitoes throughout the district,” Jason Far
FOX News / Posted yesterday
year, we find West Nile positive mosquitoes throughout the district,” Jason Farned, of the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District, told KTLA. “In all of the cities, we found that the virus is present – which is pretty consistent... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A sober lesson for California: Why some Mexico City buildings crumbled and others survived the quakesea levels and other effects of global warming. Los Angeles Times Buy some bug
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
sea levels and other effects of global warming. Los Angeles Times Buy some bug spray: The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District alerted residents this week to a 330% increase in the number of invasive Aedes mosquitoes. Los... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Family of West Covina Woman Killed by West Nile Virus Speak Out After Infection Claims 6 Lives in California This Yearwe find West Nile positive mosquitoes throughout the district," said Jason Farn
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
we find West Nile positive mosquitoes throughout the district," said Jason Farned of the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. "[In] all of the cities, we found that the virus is present — which is pretty consistent every... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Aedis aegypti mosquito detected in Palm Desertbeen found in Palm Desert. While these viruses are not currently transmitted l
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
been found in Palm Desert. While these viruses are not currently transmitted locally, the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District is taking steps to eliminate and reduce the spread of this mosquito throughout the Coachella... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Invasive Mosquito Population Spikes 330 Percent in O.C.; Residents WarnedThe Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District alerted residents this w
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District alerted residents this week to a large spike in the number of invasive Aedes mosquitoes. Female mosquitoes need just a teaspoon of standing water to lay eggs, which can survive without water for... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Mosquito Rap Video Aims to Prevent West Nile VirusThis catchy hip-hop influenced mosquito rap video could save your life ... no,
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
This catchy hip-hop influenced mosquito rap video could save your life ... no, really. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District is aiming to catch the ears and attention of students with their bass heavy, fact-filled song all about... Read more
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The Mercury News
This might be discomforting news, but we do have chiggers in Californiain the Southern states, we do have them. Steve Schutz, scientific programs man
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
in the Southern states, we do have them. Steve Schutz, scientific programs manager with the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District, says they are hard to document because the mite usually is long gone before the itchy bumps appear.... Read more
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The Mercury News
West Nile infected birds found in three East Bay communitiesof mosquitoes from Oakley and three dead birds from Brentwood, Antioch and Plea
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
of mosquitoes from Oakley and three dead birds from Brentwood, Antioch and Pleasant Hill, the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District reported. Officials said Friday that the tests show the need for the public to remove standing water... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Dead birds, mosquitoes test positive for West Nilecities and a group of mosquitoes from another have tested positive for West Nil
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
cities and a group of mosquitoes from another have tested positive for West Nile virus, the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District said today in a statement. "The mosquitoes and birds that have tested positive this week... Read more
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Petluma360.com
First cases of West Nile virus found in Sonoma County mosquitoesfound in Sonoma County mosquitoes for the first time in 2017, officials said Th
Petluma360.com / Posted 7 days ago
found in Sonoma County mosquitoes for the first time in 2017, officials said Thursday morning. The Marin/Sonoma Mosquito & Vector Control District said the mosquitoes were trapped in Rohnert Park, in an area near Wilfred and Whistler avenues. “The... Read more
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The Mercury News
Raccoons gone wild — how do I evict them from my yard?an all-night talk radio station. The sound of voices often scares raccoons away
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
an all-night talk radio station. The sound of voices often scares raccoons away. You also can contact Santa Clara County Vector Control District and ask them for advice. Under some circumstances, you can get permission to trap the raccoons. The... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
La Quinta Resident Tests Positive for West Nile VirusWest Nile and/or Saint Louis encephalitis virus by this point in the year, acco
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 7 days ago
West Nile and/or Saint Louis encephalitis virus by this point in the year, according to the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. District officials said 134 positive samples have been collected since Jan. 1, with most of the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
La Quinta resident tests positive for West Nile Virustested positive for West Nile virus, the first human case in the valley this ye
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 days ago
tested positive for West Nile virus, the first human case in the valley this year. The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District will be in La Quinta to set additional traps, increase larval surveillance to identify mosquito... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
First Indication of West Nile virus in Shasta CountyCounty in a positive dead bird collected in the Redding area. Peter Bonkrude,
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 14 days ago
County in a positive dead bird collected in the Redding area. Peter Bonkrude, district manager of the Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District (SMVCD), stated, “The first WNv positive indicator is often identified in Shasta County during the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Lawsuit leaves Measure B tax money on hold, delays transportation projectsdays a week. “The only people who want BART live out of town.” Jensen was part
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
days a week. “The only people who want BART live out of town.” Jensen was part of a group that sued the Santa Clara County Vector Control District a few years ago over mosquito abatement, claiming that fogging or spraying of pesticide illegally... Read more
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The Mercury News
Aggressive yellowjackets breaking records in much of Bay Areathe insects to hunt more aggressively for food, increasing the opportunities fo
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
the insects to hunt more aggressively for food, increasing the opportunities for human encounters of a painful kind. Vector control districts in Santa Clara and Alameda reported an unusually high number of public calls about yellowjackets,... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Officials: Butte Co. residents at elevated risk for St. Louis Encephalitis virusBUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - For the first time since 1969, the Butte County Mosquito
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 18 days ago
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - For the first time since 1969, the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District has identified and confirmed the presence of St. Louis Encephalitis virus (SLEV) in a mosquito pool collected from the Honcut area. Like West... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Does drinking alcohol make you more attractive to mosquitoes?beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 20 days ago
beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010 study found. Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District spokesperson Luz Maria Robles said that while she couldn’t comment on the validity of the studies,... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Does drinking alcohol make you more attractive to mosquitoes?beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 20 days ago
beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010 study found. Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District spokesperson Luz Maria Robles said that while she couldn’t comment on the validity of the studies,... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Verify: Does drinking alcohol make you more attractive to mosquitoes?beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 20 days ago
beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010 study found. Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District spokesperson Luz Maria Robles said that while she couldn’t comment on the validity of the studies,... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Does drinking alcohol make you more attractive to mosquitoes?beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 20 days ago
beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010 study found. Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District spokesperson Luz Maria Robles said that while she couldn’t comment on the validity of the studies,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Does drinking alcohol make you more attractive to mosquitoes?beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 20 days ago
beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010 study found. Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District spokesperson Luz Maria Robles said that while she couldn’t comment on the validity of the studies,... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Does drinking alcohol make you more attractive to mosquitoes?beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 20 days ago
beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010 study found. Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District spokesperson Luz Maria Robles said that while she couldn’t comment on the validity of the studies,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Does drinking alcohol make you more attractive to mosquitoes?beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 20 days ago
beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010 study found. Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District spokesperson Luz Maria Robles said that while she couldn’t comment on the validity of the studies,... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Does drinking alcohol make you more attractive to mosquitoes?beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 20 days ago
beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010 study found. Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District spokesperson Luz Maria Robles said that while she couldn’t comment on the validity of the studies,... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Does drinking alcohol make you more attractive to mosquitoes?beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 20 days ago
beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010 study found. Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District spokesperson Luz Maria Robles said that while she couldn’t comment on the validity of the studies,... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Does drinking alcohol make you more attractive to mosquitoes?beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 20 days ago
beer consumption consistently increased attractiveness to mosquitoes,” the 2010 study found. Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District spokesperson Luz Maria Robles said that while she couldn’t comment on the validity of the studies,... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
West Nile kills LA County resident as reports of virus activity spikeis the problem? Mosquitoes have tested positive in almost all of the 23 cities
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
is the problem? Mosquitoes have tested positive in almost all of the 23 cities the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District serves, spokesman Jason Farned said. “That’s not abnormal, but we found it a lot earlier in the... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Reports of West Nile Virus activity come earlier this year in Los Angeles Countyis the problem? Mosquitoes have tested positive in almost all of the 23 cities
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
is the problem? Mosquitoes have tested positive in almost all of the 23 cities the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District serves, spokesman Jason Farned said. “That’s not abnormal, but we found it a lot earlier in the... Read more
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Petluma360.com
THE CHALKBOARD: Animal visits make for exciting week at Valley Vista Schoolquite a few animal encounters this week according to principal Catina Haugen, e
Petluma360.com / Posted 23 days ago
quite a few animal encounters this week according to principal Catina Haugen, everything from mosquito presentations by the Vector Control District to an overly friendly crow at lunch and recess. Then, students spotted interesting insects crawling... Read more
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Taft Midway Driller
Taft mosquitos test positive for West NileVirus found in Ford City and on Garratt Street The West Side Mosquito and Vect
Taft Midway Driller / Posted a month ago
Virus found in Ford City and on Garratt Street The West Side Mosquito and Vector Control District has just received confirmation of positive mosquito samples from the City of Taft, Ford City, and the Maricopa flats area. The samples were collected... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Charcoal seed bugs seen in Palm Desert, should be disappearing from valley soonin Palm Springs. The bugs have been recently spotted by residents in Palm Dese
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted a month ago
in Palm Springs. The bugs have been recently spotted by residents in Palm Desert, though the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District expects they will be absent from the Coachella Valley in short order. After receiving an inordinate... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
San Fernando Valley a Hot Spot for West Nile This Seasonthis season, according to public health and vector control officials. Official
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 1 months ago
this season, according to public health and vector control officials. Officials with the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District this week reported a spike in West Nile virus activity, saying they found 49 infected mosquito... Read more
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