Articles Tagged With ‘Mosquitoes’




8 Zika virus cases on the Central Coast

Health officials have confirmed a total of eight cases of the Zika virus in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. Seven of the eight locals who contracted the virus are Santa Barbara County residents.... (Continue reading)

SLO County resident contracts Zika virus

Health officials have confirmed the first case of the Zika virus in San Luis Obispo County. A person who lives in North County contracted Zika while visiting a part of Mexico where the virus has... (Continue reading)

Five Santa Barbara County residents infected with Zika virus

Santa Barbara County health officials have confirmed a total of five residents in the county who have contracted the Zika virus. Three of the five Zika cases were confirmed this month. Each of the individuals... (Continue reading)

Officials confirm first Zika virus case in Santa Barbara County

Health officials have confirmed a Santa Barbara County resident tested positive for the Zika virus. The person who tested positive is a pregnant woman who contracted the virus during travel to Central America, according to... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria woman tested for Zika virus

A Santa Maria woman honeymooned in Costa Rica this month and returned to the Central Coast with numerous mosquito bites and a suspected case of the Zika virus.  [KCOY] Lab results are not expected to... (Continue reading)

Dangerous mosquito found in California

A mosquito from Africa that can carry dengue and yellow fever has been found in California prompting increased eradication efforts. [LATimes] Agencies monitoring traps have found yellow fever mosquitoes in the Central Valley and in... (Continue reading)