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So it's like seventeen minutes of the hour.
One big city is now fighting against a deadly virus the West Nile Virus and it's been a long while mayor of big.
And he's given the okay for crews to start spraying insecticide from the air for the first time in fifteen years almost.
Health commissioner says the risk from those chemicals is much less than the risk of west file itself it's reportedly killed at least ten people across Dallas County already.
The -- is in the house doctor Philip genome from Columbia University Medical Center here in New York City they used to spray for skaters all the time in my neighborhood as a kid.
But that they that was malathion they'll use that anymore.
-- the virus that they're talking about -- that's me.
A virus that was -- -- -- in new guns -- in nineteen fact he actually came to New York in 1999.
And that got this huge outbreak in Dallas at the madness causing a huge amount -- -- say.
And that talking about spraying.
-- -- the area to trying -- the infection that these -- -- -- create saying this is a viral infection chat set -- -- are not gonna help in this situation.
And there is -- treatment for the disease it's a virus and so what we need to do is to educate people to prevent them from happening -- tape.
Bytes which is -- the infection is being parents.
Well I mean but aside from spray yourself and an offer something looking you do well you want to try and stay inside it at times of the day when you may be primed for infection.
Like sunset mosquito bites the schools feeders get all -- around around the sunset right we want to stay away from stock at war -- You want to take.
In -- -- and he's insect repellents.
-- Iran's if you have babies outside.
And started -- make sure this and that's had a talk with them and do everything that you continue to prevent mosquito bites not the case.
You know what -- in this neighborhood a Long Island where they don't allow standing water.
And we don't have mosquitoes.
So it sounds like that what good would do for me to do this on my property but if you can eliminate the standing water in your neighborhood.
They have to lay their eggs in still standing water to get -- -- standing water.
That's correct but even if you'd given us to say if your friends -- mosque -- -- by some people have very crane and a parking that's the problem gets she'll get -- a hundred times.
That didn't want the truth you -- This Trent Lott why the mosquitoes bite some people more than others I mean she's sweet as sugar obviously as part of allow shut.
Opposite -- -- -- day and I mean some people have very -- answering factions.
The problem with this virus is that if you on in -- say it.
And you -- -- -- past the balcony the very young that he wanted his own in the next depression.
This infection can affect the nuts that supply particularly news when it come kill you because these nuts off surrounded by.
Latest that tissue that can -- -- in flames that you can get meningitis from this but this is -- Iraq.
But he -- a very anxious to pass a despondent.
I'm sure -- doesn't west Nile when it shows up and it does periodically since the late ninety's as you mentioned doesn't -- the show.
At the beginning of kind of skeeter season right right -- kids first start getting out of school you start saying it this seems like.
Well it's not and I taxing and the Communist China is what I know it's -- the sunrise in the fold the virus some of us have much time at.
Puck so what's what's the hurricanes are getting active that the west -- gets I know say when the temperature comes down -- slopes -- -- from the infection that's not.
Also we just need to make it through August in the beginning of September or in Dallas I guess you need to make it through like November.
Hit it stays warm in the big -- it's it's so what your kids aren't -- do you have any concerns about people using these over the counter mosquito repellents on on very little children.
Well does it and -- with children you want to protect them with a net if there in the -- resort to talked about that.
You want to keep the children outside.
Dangerous times there in the evening particularly when it stops when this more -- -- around.
Stay away from stockman will -- be sensible keep -- -- -- Those are the kind of advice coming I think that very young children you obviously that must be pushing large amounts of insect repellent on it but there's other things that you can do for provide this time.
A year around sunset if you're in around Dallas it might have been bad idea to keep the screaming -- since he hit them you know about -- -- you don't want to put.
Bad -- and -- as well keep them in the cooler than the next hole and Apple's app who'll pick up ever know about doctor -- -- -- it.
I would take the good news from the future doctor Cheatham as a refrigerator full of children.
That he -- you know I haven't gotten -- -- I don't know what's going on anymore doctor the pleasures always mind the cost of -- I.
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