Summer Rain Brings Mosquitoes

July 26, 2013

So all that rain this week might be good for our plants, and the clouds help keep the temperatures from reaching those of the surface of the sun, but man, have you been outside in the evening recently? You get eaten alive out there.

standing water A big puddle of water in a sand trap at the Encanto Golf Course in central Phoenix. (Photo by Steve Shadley-KJZZ)

Tammy Sylvester, a nurse epidemiologist with the Maricopa County Department of Public Health, said rain means standing water, which means, mosquitoes, which means, yup West Nile Virus.







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