Zika swoops into neighborhoods undetected using travelers, new research confirms

A series of papers published about the spread of Zika virus shows startling information that confirms what many people have suspected: Aedes mosquitoes spread the Zika virus in Florida at least 3 times before it was finally detected. Up to 40 people may have contributed to the Florida Zika outbreaks. In areas such as Puerto Rico, the virus circulated about 5 months … Read More

Yellow Fever Mosquitoes in Montebello: What You Need to Know

November 2015 Thank you to everyone in Montebello who are eliminating standing water from around their home. This means less water for mosquitoes to lay their eggs! But the fight isn’t over. Our specialists recently found the invasive Aedes aegypti (yellow fever mosquito) in Montebllo. While we're searching people's properties, we cannot be in everyone's yards; We need your help! How Do ... Read More

Invasion Continues: Yellow fever mosquitoes confirmed in Montclair, CA

October 2015 On September 22, 2015, the West Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District confirmed the presence of Aedes aegypti (yellow fever) mosquitoes. Mosquitoes have been around, what's new about this mosquito? They can spread exotic diseases such as yellow fever, dengue, and chikungunya. They bite aggressively during the day (Think about everyone you know who are outdoors during the day). The ... Read More

Yellow Fever Mosquitoes Confirmed in Maywood

September 2015 Thank you to everyone in Maywood who are eliminating standing water from around their home. This means less water for mosquitoes to lay their eggs! But the fight isn’t over. Our specialists recently found the invasive Aedes aegypti (yellow fever mosquito) in Maywood. We may be conducting yard inspections in the city to determine the spread of these mosquitoes. ... Read More

Aggressive Day-Biting Mosquitoes Reported in East Los Angeles Area

August 2015 Since 2011, we have asked residents to help us fight the invasive mosquitoes. Thank you to everyone who dumped standing water from containers around their home. And we appreciate everyone who have been reporting day-biting, black-and-white mosquitoes to us. You're helping us track and eliminate these dangerous insects. But the fight isn't over. Our specialists recently confirmed more reports ... Read More