Archives: 2003 August 7

West Nile fears take flight in Brooklyn

August 7th, 2003, No Comments

To the Editor, You might have calmed those fears expressed by Brooklyn residents in this story had your reporter mentioned the studies done on bird deaths in recent years by experts in the Audobon Society. They found the vast majority of bird deaths were NOT due to WNV. The bird deaths were due to actions […]

How to Write Letters and Influence People

August 7th, 2003, No Comments

We are a busy people, we Americans. We put more hours on the job than most cultures. The state of the economy usually results in people working more than one job or having to put in overtime just to keep the one they have! It is hard to become involved in one’s government and culture […]

Is there a Place for DDT?

August 7th, 2003, No Comments

To the Editor, Dr. Henry Miller’s opinion (“Is there a Place for DDT?“) concerning the desirability of bringing back DDT to combat West Nile Virus is analogous to asking a surgeon to remove your nose to cure a cold. It will not cure your infections and will bring much greater harm to the individual. A […]

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