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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in the San Fernando Valley

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Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in the San Fernando Valley

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in the San Fernando Valley. Health officials are notifying San Fernando Valley residents that mosquitoes in the area have tested positive for West Nile virus.
Porter Ranch and Sherman Oaks just had mosquito samples taken. Last week, mosquitoes found in Panorama City, tested positive. Get rid of any standing water on your properties because those spots can become mosquito-breeding sites! Take measures to keep your family safe! Continue reading Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in the San Fernando Valley

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Zika Virus in local mosquitos

Zika Virus in local mosquitos

Zika Virus in local mosquitos

Zika Virus in local mosquitos.  Florida officials for the first time have detected the Zika virus in local mosquitos! Although local cases of the virus in humans were reported in Florida last month, this is the first time that mosquitos were detected.  The mosquitos under surveillance by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services were to be carrying the dangerous virus. Continue reading Zika Virus in local mosquitos