SAN JOSÉ, CALIF. - The Santa Clara
County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) confirmed on July 26 that adult
mosquitoes collected from the 95131, 95132, 95134, and 95112 zip code
areas of San José tested positive for West Nile virus. A map of the
treated area can be seen below.
of mosquitoes infected with WNV has prompted the scheduling of a
mosquito fogging treatment in the surrounding area, in an effort to
prevent human cases of WNV. Weather permitting; the ground fogging is
scheduled Thursday, August 1, at 11:00 pm, and is planned to last for
mosquito samples will be set on Friday, and collected on Saturday,
August 3. The samples will be tested on the following Monday. If virus
is found in the post-treatment samples, additional fogging may be
required. If no virus is found, further fogging will not be needed.