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Mosquito boom follows Debby flooding

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Even in Gainesville, which missed the heaviest rains from Tropical Storm Debby, the standing water in retention ponds, woodland & swampy areas has led to a boom in the mosquito population.  WUFT-TV’s Liana Charles reports.

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