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    Vector Control District to Hold Open House during California Mosquito Awareness Week

    Learn about the World of Vectors, the District, and its Services  WHAT: The Santa Clara County Vector Control District will host its third annual Open House on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  This family-friendly Open House will include exhibits on mosquitoes, ticks, bedbugs, commensal...
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    Avoid Zika virus infection during trips abroad

     By Dr. Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  The Zika virus is causing devastating birth defects in countries with outbreaks of the virus. It also causes bad pregnancy outcomes, like miscarriage and stillbirth, and can cause serious neurologic problems as...