How to Control Mosquitoes in Your Backyard

06/21/13 Robert Lorei
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up on the first part of the show- on this first day of summer we we are reaching the peak of mosquito seaeon. And here in Florida mosquitoes can cause several deadly diseases. We’ll talk in a moment about how you can protect yourself. But first- four listener comments about yesterday’s show. Yesterday we began with an interview with The New Yorker’s George Packer who’s written a new book- The Unwinding-about the decline of the middle class in the US. One of the communities he writes about is Tampa Bay. … That led to a discussion about Walmart and other giant retailers. Here;’s what four listeners had to say.

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Today is the first day of summer. The rainy season is underway and the mosquito population is exploding. Three dangerous diseases are transmitted by mosquitoes in this part of Florida- Eastern equine encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis, and West Nile fever. On the first part of today’s program we’ll talk with a mosquito expert: Glen-Paul Edson is Assistant District Operations Manager…. Pinellas County Mosquito Control' FMI (727) 464-7503

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