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Plague and pestilence

发布时间:2019-03-06 05:07:12来源:未知点击:

First it was floods, now it’s mosquitoes. In Harris County, Texas, 3.5 million people are cooped up indoors to avoid swarms of floodwater mosquitoes. The infestation began last week after tropical storm Allison flooded the city of Houston and surrounding areas. The county’s Mosquito Control Division is spraying insecticide on the worst-affected areas and says its priority is monitoring the insects for the virus that causes St Louis encephalitis. “Over 100 mosquitoes land on the front of your pants in one minute,