Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Abandoned homes becoming a health hazard?

[above: You can never be too early with your St. Patrick's Day plans. Attention house hunters: If they're advertising an emerald pond, run the other way.]

The Orange County Register is reporting on abandoned homes, such as the one shown above, where, for example, neglected swimming pools have the potential to become breeding grounds for West Nile Virus-carrying mosquitoes.

[above: Mosquitofish added to pool to eliminate the bloodsucking vectors. I know an old lady who swallowed a fly...]

Stay classy, economic crisis.

The real question is: Will OC have to start importing the mosquito spray Bongo trucks? (photo source)

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