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Unformatted text preview: To Spray or Not to Spray Today we are discussing Malathion , Malathion is an insecticide spray used to control the mosquito population and the spread of the West Nile Virus. It is our duty to decide if this product is safe and beneficial to our community, all aspects will be addressed before coming to a conclusion. West Nile Virus is taking over our community, taking lives and others are very ill. We need to come to a decision to act fast or don’t act at all. A plan of action is needed and that is our purpose today. The first and most important issue is our resident’s health , will exposure to Melathion cause any adverse health issues?. I myself have found that if Malathion is used properly and the public is properly educated and follows the proper protocol it has been found safe. If the safety precautions and protocol are not followed Melathion can be fatal , also the long term effects are not yet known. My next concern is if we have to use Meltathion more than once will this pose a not yet known....
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- Spring '10
- West Nile Virus, Mosquito, nervous system disease, west nile