Zika spraying goes ahead in Miami despite protests over insecticide-use

euronews (in English)

Published on Sep 9, 2016

Planes have completed an aerial spraying for mosquitoes carrying Zika in Miami, despite protests over the insecticide’s possible harmful effects.

The spraying was delayed for 24 hours after local protests.

Experts say there is no reason for concern over the effects on human health or the environment.

The issue has divided the local community.

“I’m in favour of the aerial spraying. I think it’s a wonderful thing our government and the city officials are taking in action. It’s my understanding…

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