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Dr. Suzanne Valente Discusses West Nile Virus Threat from expanded wetlands at Laguna Salada

Oct 3, 2011

Dr. Suzanne Valente is a long-time Pacifica resident. She is not a golfer. But she is very concerned about the threat of West Nile Virus, which is spread by mosquitoes. 

And she is very concerned about the public health threat from West Nile Virus in the event Sharp Park Golf Course were to be replaced by expanded wetlands in the middle of the residential neighborhoods of West Sharp Park. 

For a video showing San Mateo County's mosquito abatement helicopter spraying at Laguna Salada, and to hear Dr. Valente describe the threat, click below: