Katrina Increases Mosquito Population

Katrina Increases Mosquito Population; WNV Outbreak Not Expected

The mosquito population of the Hurricane Katrina-affected areas is expected to increase at a staggering rate, according to Joe Conlon, American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) technical advisor. However, he added the possibility of a West Nile virus (WNV) epidemic is unlikely.

"We are not looking for a spike

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