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Longview spraying doesn’t reduce West Nile-carrying skeeters

Longview spraying doesn’t reduce West Nile-carrying skeeters
Michael Cavazos
News
Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 7:31am

Don’t forget to bring along the mosquito spray when you enjoy the fireworks tonight.

Most fireworks displays begin at dusk, a time when West Nile-carrying Culex mosquitoes are most active.

Early efforts by the city of Longview to control the mosquito population reduced the number of daytime mosquitoes, but there’s still an abundance of the Culex, city officials said Wednesday. 

 

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