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.....The 2011version of the battle against West Nile Virus has officially began. The first helicopter larvae site drop of the season. Was at Fenton Pond in Chula Vista. The mixture kills mosquito larvae, from mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus. These mosquitoes become more active with the warm weather.

.....“This disease has been spreading through the country in the last decade and has been in San Diego for a few years now. We had 37 cases in 2008 and in 2010 it dropped to zero,” according to Eric McDonald,M.D. San Diego County Deputy Public Health Officer.

....."So far, our efforts have paid off”, said County Supervisor Greg Cox. “Last year, there wasn’t a single reported human case of West Nile Virus in San Diego County. But this is no time to relax."

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