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Aerial mosquito spraying study finds no immediate public health risks

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(University of California – Davis Health System 27 June 2013) In what researchers say is the first public health study of the aerial mosquito spraying method to prevent West Nile virus, a UC Davis study analyzed emergency department records from Sacramento area hospitals during and immediately after aerial sprayings in the summer of 2005.

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July 14, 2013 - Posted by | environmental health | , ,

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  1. That may be because hospitals are usually too toxic (and often not very helpful places) to go for people with chemical injuries and “sensitivities, those who are most vulnerable to pesticide poisoning.

    Comment by linda | July 14, 2013 | Reply


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