Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus were discovered in La Quinta, officials announced Thursday. The infected mosquitoes were collected from traps near Avenue 52 and Jefferson Street, according to the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. “It’s not worth the risk. It only takes one bite from an infected mosquito to make you sick.” […]
Mosquitoes recently discovered in Palm Desert and Indian Wells have tested positive for West Nile virus, local vector control officials said Friday. The two samples, collected from traps near Portola Avenue and Shadow Mountain Drive and Fairway Drive and Cook Street in Indian Wells, tested positive Thursday, according to the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector […]
The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District is warning valley residents about the possible growth of an invasive mosquito species. Researchers with the district said in the past few years, 3 non-native mosquito species have rampantly spread throughout the state. And they are capable of transmitting several viruses including dengue, chikungunya, yellow fever, and Zika. In […]
Coachella Valley Region Local vector control officials Thursday said this year’s Coachella Valley mosquito-borne virus activity is the highest on record, urging residents to dump or drain any standing water sources, where mosquitoes typically breed. Since 2003, the region has not seen more samples testing positive for West Nile and/or Saint Louis encephalitis virus by […]
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