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Latest Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California Stories

2013-06-26 16:23:42

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new invasive mosquito species found in California are making it more difficult for mosquito control districts to protect the public from the biting insects. At the same time, counties in nearly every region of the state are reporting West Nile virus activity, including the first confirmed fatality as well as both mosquitoes and birds testing positive for the disease. "Now more than ever, it is imperative for everyone to protect...

2013-02-01 16:26:17

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California (MVCAC) will host its 2013 Annual Conference with state and national experts on hand to look at threats to public health and California's environment addressed by mosquito and vector control agencies across the state. Combating West Nile virus (WNV) remains a priority for public health officials. Based on statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on...

2012-01-27 14:50:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California (MVCAC) will host its 2012 Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, California. The top issues being addressed at the conference are a new Clean Water Act permit requirement that may result in mosquito control agencies being unable to provide the same level of protection from vector-borne diseases and the recent infestation of the Asian tiger mosquito...