Puerto Rico’s refusal to allow aerial spraying of insecticides likely worsened the Zika virus outbreak on the island, according to the EPA’s top official overseeing its Zika response efforts.
Update – Bee Health – EPA has released its “… final policy which describes methods for addressing acute risks to bees from pesticides [which] is more flexible and practical than the proposed policy. For example, a product that retains its toxicity to bees for a shorter time might be allowed[…]Read More »
The World Health Organization declared Friday that it no longer considers Zika and the neurological complications it causes to be a global public-health emergency, saying the crisis had entered a new phase and would require sustained resources. Read moreRead More »