BUG SPRAY SALES RISE AS WEST NILE HITS

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

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 o

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