Zika in Florida: Aerial Spraying Starts in Miami Beach

Aerial spraying of insecticide has started in Miami Beach one day after demonstrators took to the streets to protest the chemical being used.
1:25 | 09/09/16

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Transcript for Zika in Florida: Aerial Spraying Starts in Miami Beach
People on the beach field and the people on the beach we are sophisticated. We are educated we are informed. And we're not just a bunch of crazies running around saying no we don't want this in world you know conspiracy theory this that's not what's going on you've got. Thousands if not tens of thousands of people that do not watts count Miami Beach commissioner Michael Rico among them just a couple of weeks ago the CDC was saying that it was impractical. Did you aerial spraying on the beach because of the windy conditions and the buildings that could minimize the impact of this great. But all of a sudden this morning on a windy rainy Friday morning. All the scientists got very unscientific and just decided to you. Run planes along the shoreline and distrust their fingers an hopes that an arrow toxin to spreads its way to where it needs to go. Actually think that there's a bigger chance that a child look it's raining that a child falls on the wet grass tomorrow. But this afternoon and like licks pesticide. And has long term problems. Than than someone actually getting micro separately in Miami from. Misty that night. Which is why longtime Miami Beach resident Michael cook pony. Has joined recent demonstrations. Pushing for an alternative to what's coming out of the plane. As large parts here there's an entire motion entire ecosystem we don't stop it. In Florida or at least raise our voices you know all these other states are going to be acts.

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