CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 09, 2016
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(Miami: David Begnaud) The Zika outbreak updated; scenes shown of anti-mosquito operations in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood; details given about the backlash for area business owners. [Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos GIMENEZ- says hopefully this is very contained.] [MAN – wonders if the media needs to have an outpost on their main street.] [Business OWNER – comments on lost revenue.] [Miami resident Erica MUSSER- wonders about starting a family.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The death of a newborn in Texas from Zika reported.
(Studio: Jon LaPook) Concerns about the safety of the mosquito repellant DEET for pregnant women examined; EPA list of safe repellants outlined; pregnancy study results cited. [Expectant mother Ali SIMON- worries about dousing herself with chemicals.] [EPA Health Effects Division Dana VOGEL- comments on the safety of DEET.] The characteristics of DEET-based products and the EPA website discussed.