Mosquitoes

Bill to Support Mosquito Control Passes Committee

Bill to Support Mosquito Control Passes Committee

April 27, 2017

The bill, titled Strengthening Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health (SMASH) Act, would authorize increased support for state and local mosquito control work, and reauthorize laboratory grants that support health departments in surveillance for infectious diseases. Read More

New CDC Report Details Last Year's U.S. Zika Impact

New CDC Report Details Last Year's U.S. Zika Impact

April 13, 2017

CDC reported that of the 250 pregnant women who had confirmed Zika infection in 2016, 24 – or about 1 in 10 of them – had a fetus or baby with Zika-related birth defects. This report is the first to provide the analysis of a subgroup of pregnant women in the U.S. with clear, confirmed test results of Zika virus infection. Read More

Larvanator Reviewed at Purdue Conference

Larvanator Reviewed at Purdue Conference

February 8, 2017

MosqutoMax’s Larvanator ALD-365 is a larvicide-dispensing device that works year-round to eliminate mosquito larva in catch basins, French drains, drainage systems and other places that hold standing water. Read More

Amid Zika Concerns, Mosquito Sessions Take Center Stage at Purdue

Amid Zika Concerns, Mosquito Sessions Take Center Stage at Purdue

January 11, 2017

Mosquito control is a different type of service that involves learning new equipment, products and regulations, in addition to having a thorough understanding of mosquito biology and behavior. To help PMPs navigate mosquito control better, this year’s Purdue Pest Management Conference included sessions on mosquito management from leading experts. Read More

Zika Surfaces in Texas

Zika Surfaces in Texas

November 30, 2016

Texas has become the second state in the continental United States to confirm a locally-transmitted case of the Zika virus, state and federal health officials reported last week. Read More