Tuesday, November 20, 2012

CHAGAS insect found in Northern Corozal school

Deadly insect found in Corozal school area.  Only DDT kills of the Chagas insect that I know of.

Chagas Insects Discovered in Corozal Nov 15, 2012

Health officials have confirmed that there is not an outbreak of chagas at San Antonio Government School in Corozal.
Earlier today health officials went to the school after the insects were detected by teachers who were at the school lunch shed yesterday morning.  The teachers detected a couple hundred insects on a nearby tree that is very close to the shed.
After analyzing the situation, teachers and parents decided to send the children home and alert the public health authorities.
We will have more on this story in our newscast on Friday.
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