#Mosquito Control

Los Angeles County, CAPosted by
Fox News

Los Angeles detects mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus

A Los Angeles public health agency overseeing vector control has reported mosquito samples positive for West Nile virus, cautioning residents to take preventive steps. "West Nile virus is detected every summer by local public health agencies because it is endemic to Los Angeles County," said Susanne Kluh, director of Scientific-Technical Services at the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District, in a release posted Thursday. "This virus is spread through our bird population and transmitted to humans through the bite [of] an infected mosquito."
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Collier County, FLPosted by
ABC7 Fort Myers

West Nile virus found in Collier-area mosquitoes

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Collier County. Scientists with Collier Mosquito Control District found the virus in mosquitoes caught in traps in Ave Maria, Immokalee, and northern Golden Gate Estates on July 22 while testing the insects in the District’s laboratory. The...
Shasta County, CAactionnewsnow.com

Human case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Shasta County

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - An adult is the first person to test postive for the West Nile Virus in Shasta County this season, according to Shasta Health and Human Services and the Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District. The infected person is recovering at home. West Nile Virus is almost...
Brooklyn, NYBrooklyn Daily Eagle

West Nile-infected mosquitoes found again in Brooklyn

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus have been detected in all five boroughs of New York City, including four Brooklyn ZIP codes, according to the city Department of Health. The four Brooklyn ZIP codes where West Nile-infected mosquitoes have been found during the past month are 11207 (Starrett City-East New...
Carteret County, NCcarolinacoastonline.com

Carteret County officials remind residents to protect against mosquitos

BEAUFORT — With recent cases of West Nile virus reported in Mecklenburg County and Virginia, Carteret County public works director Tony Cahoon encourages residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes and mosquito-borne illnesses. “We encourage residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by following proactive defense tips,” Mr. Cahoon said in an...
Belvidere, NJwrnjradio.com

Mosquito spraying set for tonight in Belvidere

Warren County, NJ– The Warren County Mosquito Commission has announced that it will be spraying against mosquitoes tonight, weather permitting, in parts of Belvidere. The mosquito spraying will go on from 9:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 24 with a rain date of Sunday, July 25. The following...
WildlifeWest Hawaii Today

Kiwikiu: Still alive

A remarkable discovery on Wednesday is providing a morale boast and hope to the dozens of experts working to save kiwikiu from extinction. One bird, released into the Nakula Natural Area Reserve (NAR) on the leeward slopes of Haleakala, was found alive and well, after being thought dead for 605 days, the Department of Land and Natural Resources said.

Global warming may limit spread of dengue fever

Infection with dengue virus makes mosquitoes more sensitive to warmer temperatures, according to new research led by Penn State researchers. The team also found that infection with the bacterium Wolbachia, which has recently been used to control viral infections in mosquitoes, also increases the thermal sensitivity of the insects. The findings suggest that global warming could limit the spread of dengue fever but could also limit the effectiveness of Wolbachia as a biological control agent.
Mcallen, TXtexasborderbusiness.com

McAllen to Continue Spraying for Mosquitos TONIGHT!

The City of McAllen Environmental Health and Code Enforcement Department began spraying areas of the city that have high mosquito populations starting last night and will continue tonight, Friday, July 23, 2021 during late-night hours and once again on Saturday night, July 24. Mosquito spraying starts at the far north and south end of the city simultaneously. The team of seven mosquito foggers/sprayers work their way to the center of town; the spraying takes approximately two to three days, weather permitting.
Norfolk, VAWAVY News 10

Mosquitoes in Norfolk test positive for West Nile Virus

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The Norfolk Department of Public Health announced on Thursday that West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in two mosquito samples in the city. Officials say the first sample was collected on July 16, 2021, in the River Oaks neighborhood with the second being collected on July 20, 2021, in the Campostella section.
Falmouth, MAcapecoddaily.com

Cape Cod News 07/23/2021

YARMOUTH – Fire destroyed a boat in Yarmouth sometime after 8 PM Friday. Firefighters arrived at 9 Grant Road to find the vessel on land fully involved. They were able to protect exposures and quickly get the flames knocked down. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.…