• October 20, 2020

Tags : zika virus

Mosquitoes that Can Carry Zika Spread to Sierra County

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N. M. – For the first time, authorities have trapped and identified the type of mosquito that carries the Zika virus in Sierra County, where the county seat is Truth or Consequences. This summer, the New Mexico Department of Health, along with New Mexico State University, has been sampling the 24 southernmost […]Read More

NMSU Extension Expert Provides Tips for Mosquito-proofing Your Yard

Unfortunately, the dry desert doesn’t protect from mosquitoes. These bloodsuckers emerge each year and, according to Jeff Anderson, the Agronomy and Horticulture Agent for New Mexico State University’s Dona Ana County Cooperative Extension Service, the state’s mosquitoes are especially active in July and August, once the monsoon season rains kick in. Anderson warns the mosquitoes […]Read More

NMSU professor to discuss Zika virus outbreak as part of

Immo Hansen, associate professor in the New Mexico State University Department of Biology and the Institute for Applied Biosciences, will present a public talk on NMSU mosquito research as part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Biomedical Research Seminar Series, at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in Room 109 of Domenici Hall. Refreshments will […]Read More

Texas Officials Report Nine Cases of Zika Virus Infection

AUSTIN, Texas – Public health officials in Texas are reporting nine cases of the Zika virus in the state’s three largest cities. The Department of State Health Services said Tuesday it has confirmed seven cases in the Houston area and one in San Antonio, all persons who recently traveled to countries with a high infection […]Read More

Dallas Health Officials Confirm 1st Case of Zika Virus in

DALLAS – Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the first Zika virus case acquired through sexual transmission in Dallas County in 2016. The patient was infected with the virus after having sexual contact with an ill individual who returned from a […]Read More