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No need to go overboard—even simple rules keep you well-suited.
6:47 am on Sunday, September 16, 2012
LOL hat's funny
But i would have showed three extremes and the real deal in the comic View
I would have showed the person who just really isnt a believer sitting by pond of dirty water, with no shirt no shoes saying " I am only 33 and healthy as can be, i am too young and healthy to get the west nile virus only old sick people will die from it)
I have heard many people say that..LOL
Then the 2 you have above would follow the idiot LOL
But really what i have seen is people either is non conscious about west nile virus
or over suited. 2 crazy extremes LOL
I am out early in the morning and after dusk and i always wear long pants and long sleeves even when it was still warm at night. and in the morning.
I found myself getting very strange looks LOL, even my neighbor asked why was i dressed in long sleeves, when i asked her have she heard about west niles, she laughed and said only 1 in a million get that , and i replied I don't want to be that one ! LOL
9:13 am on Sunday, September 16, 2012
And don't breathe in the insectide, it will kill you!!
Across the U.S., some communities are responding to the threat of mosquito-transmitted West Nile virus (WNv) with aerial insecticide spray programs. This method of mosquito management is widely considered by experts to be both ineffective and harmful due to the hazards associated with widespread pesticide exposure.
Given the lack of evidence that adulticides (insecticides that target adult mosquitoes) reduce or prevent mosquito-borne incidents or illnesses, public health and environmental advvociates question the decision to resort to indiscriminate spraying. Studies have shown that aerial spraying for adult mosquitoes is greatly ineffective (as little as 1% of mosquitoes will be hit, according to Cornell University entomologist David Pimentel). Pesticides like those typically used in aerial sprayings against mosquitoes, including synthetic pyrethroids and organophosphates, have been linked to numerous adverse health effects including asthma and respiratory problems, dermatological reactions, endocrine disruption, chemical sensitivities, and cancer. These chemicals can also be harmful or fatal to non-target wildlife, including pollinators like the honeybee. Further, pesticides that kill mosquitoes also kill their predators, leading to fewer biological checks on mosquito populations than without spraying.
Ref: Harvard School of Public Health
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