Rain from Debby creates mosquito breeding ground
North Central Floridians are still feeling the effects of what was then Tropical Storm Debby. As residents continue the clean up effort, they have to now keep an eye out for mosquitoes. These insects now have more places to lay their eggs because of all the stagnant water Debby’s rainfall left in the region. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports on the severity of mosquitoes in the area as they pose a dangerous threat to public health.
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