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Aerial spraying to try to control mosquitoes after Harvey

Texas health officials say the Federal Emergency Management Agency will use military planes to spray chemicals near Houston to help control disease-carrying mosquitoes following Hurricane Harvey. Texas Health and Human Services spokesman Chris Van Deusen says spraying began Saturday evening east of Houston, in Jefferson, Orange and Chambers counties. Harvey’s rains flooded the region. Standing […]