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Can Mosquitoes Spread the Coronavirus?

Can mosquitoes spread the coronavirus? No. While mosquitoes can spread some diseases, most notably malaria and West Nile, experts say COVID-19 is not among them. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it has no data to suggest the coron...
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2 People with West Nile Virus Confirmed in Fresno County

Fresno County health officials have received confirmed reports of two people with symptoms of the West Nile virus. There also are five suspected cases, the county's Department of Public Health announced Wednesday. "Confirmation of these cases is a strong re...

Mosquito Season has Arrived. Beware of Standing Water.

As temperatures in the Fresno area heat up, agencies are ramping up their information offensives so residents can gird themselves against mosquitoes that can carry the deadly West Nile or Zika viruses. Fourteen cases of people contracting the West Nile viru...