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Winnipeg praises effective new mosquito killer

Deltamethrin is more effective than malathion, officials suggest

November 5, 2019
By CBC News

A mosquito-killing agent called deltamethrin has proven effective against the nuisance insects.

Winnipeg has developed a new weapon against mosquitoes that showed promise when used during the summer in city parks. Deltamethrin, a synthetic insecticide, was more effective than the previously used malathion.