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What Happened with Zika

Five powerful positives that emerged in the wake of the 2016 Zika outbreak Think back two years to 2016. Never a day went by when [...]

Redefining the Problem that is Container Mosquitoes

Breakthroughs in Aedes control show potential for WNv programs, but more study is needed. WALS™ has gained notoriety in the recent past because of its [...]

The Venturi Mixing System and WALS

With the omnipresent threat of Zika, mosquito control districts shifted efforts toward understanding and controlling the container breeding Aedes albopictus and Ae aegypti mosquitoes. Targeting [...]

Strategic Partnership in Public Health

To better serve vector management programs across the US and Caribbean, starting October 1, VBC and ADAPCO combined their respective market strengths by entering into [...]

Mixed-Brood Habitats Bring Challenges, But New Control Options Offer Solution

Set between San Francisco Bay to the west and the San Joaquin River delta to the north and east, Contra Costa County, California, includes densely [...]

Pinellas County Single-brood Trials Yield

Asynchronous, single-brood floodwater mosquitoes present a unique set of challenges in Florida’s Pinellas County. Not only do larvae within the Aedes and Culex populations hatch [...]

Miami-Dade Takes on Zika with Integrated Vector Management

In late July, months after news of the Zika outbreak in South America started to make headlines in the U.S., the first locally acquired Zika [...]

The Battle Against Insecticide Resistance

When the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes insecticide resistance as a major threat for the control of vector-borne diseases, it is officially a topic of [...]