As the West Nile Virus heads into its peak season, supermarkets in states hit especially hard this year by human cases of the mosquito-born virus are better prepared to handle demand of bug-control products, retailers told SN. Supermarkets are seeing sales spikes of bug repellents containing DEET, the chemical health officials say is most effective in killing West Nile Virus-carrying mosquitoes. "We have seen sales increases across the company [for bug-control products], and our Rocky ...
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