12 hrs ago
WTMA-AM North Charleston
Dept. of Health Wants Public Assistance to Track West Nile Virus [From ABC News]
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is asking for the public's help in tracking the arrival of the West Nile virus this season.
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13 hrs ago
Caught: 149,000 mosquitoes in Hunterdon last year, program underway for new bug season
It will be another busy year for the county Division of Public Health Services, especially its Mosquito & Vector Control Program.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
DEP Awards 26 Counties Nearly $2.1 Million in West Nile Virus Grants
The Department of Environmental Protection today announced it is awarding nearly $2.1 million in West Nile Virus Control Program Grants to 26 counties.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Talks could lead to expansion of Tangipahoa mosquito abatement program
Discussions need to take place that could expand the Tangipahoa Mosquito Abatement District to include areas outside Tickfaw, Independence and some rural areas of the parish, the parish council decided Monday.
The Modesto Bee
Mosquitoes begin hatching despite a hot and dry spring
It's shaping up to be a hot and dry spring in the San Joaquin Valley, but the drought hasn't stopped mosquitoes from hatching.
DHEC Wants Help Tracking West Nile Virus
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control wants the public to help them track the West Nile Virus this year.
DHEC wants public's help tracking West Nile in SC
Public health officials are seeing the public's help in tracking the arrival of the West Nile virus in South Carolina.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Control Solutions Inc.: Vector-Flex 20:20
New Vector-Flex 20:20 contains 20% permethrin and 20% piperonyl butoxide , which allow the product to maximize its effectiveness against mosquito populations - including species that transmit West Nile Virus.
North Texas e-News
First 'Texas Mosquito Management' manual readies municipalities for spring mosquito onslaught
Professionals tasked with public health protection now have a new resource to help control disease-carrying mosquitoes thanks to a team of Texas entomologists.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Red Bluff Daily News
Public Health warns of measles, West Nile virus
While neither disease has been reported in Tehama County, the California Department of Public Health reports 52 confirmed cases of measles in California this year, while 2013 had only 4 cases.
The Fresno Bee
Drought doesn't stop mosquitoes from hatching
It's shaping up to be a hot and dry spring in the central San Joaquin Valley, but the drought hasn't stopped mosquitoes from hatching.
The Japan Times
Controlling the mosquito menace
Mosquito-borne diseases kill millions of people annually, and cause suffering for many more.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Gainesville man fights off most severe form of West Nile
As temperatures begin to rise in Texoma so does the threat of the West Nile Virus.
UVM Tests West Nile Virus Vaccine
Researchers at the Vaccine Testing Center at the University of Vermont will be a testing a new West Nile Virus vaccine.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Tarrant County Public Health
Take Control Stop West Nile Virus
As the 2014/2015 West Nile Virus season gets underway, Tarrant County continues its year-round efforts to locate and identify areas of the county where pools of West Nile-positive mosquitoes may exist.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Deadly new mosquito-borne viruscould make its way to Middle TN
Nashville, TN - Doctors are warning about a deadly new mosquito-borne virus that could make its way to Middle Tennessee this spring.
Medical News Today
Half the population of the Americas is at risk of diseases carried by small insects
Roughly 50% of people living in the Western Hemisphere are at risk of one or more diseases carried by mosquitoes, ticks, flies and other vectors, including West Nile virus , dengue, malaria and most recently chikungunya.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Don't let the bugs bite; cover up when outside
The World Health Organization focused on vector-borne diseases as its theme for World Health Day on April 7. World Health Day marks the anniversary of the WHO being established in 1948.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
World Health Day: 5 ways to guard against vector-borne illness
Monday, April 7 is World Health Day , the annual event spearheaded by the World Health Organization that draws attention to a pressing global health concern.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Stars and Stripes
1950s: Army tests mosquitoes, fleas as biological weapons
A mosquito clings to the wall of an incubation jar; it was collected as part of the mosquito surveillance program at Fort Bliss, Texas, to prevent the spread of West Nile virus, Oct. 10, 2012.