West Nile Virus
Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District crews will spray an area of Antioch tonight after discovering a group of mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus there, district officials said.
Two crows located in Contra Costa County tested positive for the West Nile virus Tuesday, according to the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District.
Mosquito control experts in east Contra Costa County are spraying pesticide to stay ahead of West Nile Virus after a third resident in that area has contracted the disease.
A Santa Clara County neighborhood will get a fogging treatment early next week following the findings.
Insecticides were sprayed overnight Thursday in parts of Santa Clara and Sunnyvale in an effort to kill adult mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus.
Agriculture officials have warned that horses in Canada and at least five Western states have contracted a fatal equine virus after attending a national competition in Utah.
Dead birds have begun testing positive for West Nile virus in the Bay Area, several weeks ahead of what experts consider the “official” start of the West Nile virus season, in June.
Local scientists discovered mosquitoes in Antioch and a dead bird in Oakley that tested positive for the West Nile virus, the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District announced Tuesday.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KCBS) _ The cloudy, chilly summer weather has a lot of people down and in a foul mood.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) West San Jose and Campbell residents can expect more ground spraying in the next week in an effort to suppress West Nile Virus.