West Nile Spraying Safe in Short Term: Study

California researchers found Sacramento County residents had no immediate health problems after pesticide was applied

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"They are using the smallest effective amount of pesticide possible, about a shot glass per acre," Geraghty said. "When you think of it that way, it's a very, very small amount."

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For more information on West Nile virus, visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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