The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently engaged in a massive fear mongering campaign that would have everyone in America believe that the so-called West Nile virus (WNv) is spreading uncontrollably like wildfire. Though the CDC admits that only a miniscule percentage of people have even a remote chance of contracting the virus, the agency is still pushing for the mass spraying of cities with toxic pesticides, and actively encouraging people to coat themselves in toxic DEET chemicals to deter mosquitoes.
We recently reported on the misguided efforts of Texas officials to blanket Dallas-area towns and cities with cancer-causing "neuropoisons" as a solution to the supposed WNv crisis, despite the fact that only a few individuals, who were presumably already immunocompromised, died across the state. Now, the agency is continuing its scare campaign by pushing people everywhere to spray their bodies with DEET bug spray, which is potentially even more dangerous that contracting WNv.
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