The state initiated
pesticide spraying after two Vermonters were diagnosed with Eastern Equine
Encephalitis. Both men died from the illness, which is spread by infected
mosquitoes. Health Commissioner Harry
Chen says discussions have
already started about how to improve mosquito monitoring going forward.
Independent candidate for Vermont governor Emily Peyton discusses her campaign platform, including strong support for industrial hemp. And Health Commissioner Dr. Harry Chen explains how the Health Department is dealing with Eastern Equine Encephalitis.