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Re: West Nile Virus
rcuetara at coqui_net wrote:
> According to the NY department of health, see
> about one in a thousand mosquitos is infected and the chance of getting the
> disease if the mosquito is infected is about 1 in 300.
Actually, you are probably even safer than that. Every time they find a dead
bird with the virus, they institute an immediate spraying program in the
area for miles surrounding it. You aren't likely to be raising any larvae
under those conditions.
BTW, Park Bear is mistaken.
> Well Ted, I don't think you have anything to worry about since no
> mosquito in its right mind would dare bite you.
Most mosquitos are already totally bonkers. Biting Ted *would* be perilous
to the mosquito, tho. He's right about that part. :^)
Wright Huntley, Fremont CA, USA, 510 494-8679 huntleyone at home dot com
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