Wetlands Park Focused On Mosquito Prevention And ControlEfforts to monitor and control mosquitoes in the Las Vegas Valley will be discussed. Information also will be provided about other insects found in Wetlands Park, and the role insects play in its ecosystem.
Zika Virus May Be Treatment For Brain Cancer, Scientists SayResearchers at Washington University in St. Louis say the dangerous, mosquito-borne virus can kill the stem cells in brain tumors.
Health District Doing Mosquito Fogging SaturdaySNHD is doing a secondary mosquito control operation during the early morning hours of Saturday, July 29 in its ongoing efforts to reduce the invasive Aedes mosquito population. The operation will take place in the 89032 ZIP code area.
Health District Doing More Fogging Operations This WeekendThe Southern Nevada Health District's Vector Control Program continues to identify the mosquito known as Aedes aegypti. It's been seen in the 89032 ZIP code area. In response, the agency will do a secondary mosquito control operation during the early morning hours of Saturday, June 17.
Health Agency: Mosquitoes Tested Negative for Zika VirusHealth officials say a mosquito species capable of spreading the Zika virus has been found in metro Las Vegas but that tests on two of the mosquitoes for Zika were negative.
Zika Mosquito Identified In Clark CountyThe Southern Nevada Health District's Vector Surveillance Program has identified the Aedes Aegypti mosquito in the 89032 zip code area of Clark County.
Nevada Gets $690K in Federal Funds to Fight Zika VirusNevada will get $690,000 in federal funds to fight the spread of the Zika virus and manage local cases.
Health Department Warns of Spike in Encephalitis MosquitoesLas Vegas health officials are warning of a spike in the number of mosquitoes infected with St. Louis encephalitis, though no human cases have been reported.
Public Asked To Help Eliminate Dangerous Green PoolsGreen pools are pools that have been neglected for so long that their water has turned green from algae and bacteria.
Southern Nevada Health District Reports Second Zika CasePatient is a woman who recently traveled to Brazil.
Health District Reports First Zika Case In Clark CountyPatient is an adult male who recently traveled to Guatemala.