Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 19th, 2000
A debate in the November 30, 2000, issue of the British Medical Journal considered the merits of such a phase-out.
DDT should not be banned, argued malaria specialists Amir Attaran and Rajendra Maharaj. House spraying with DDT is an inexpensive, highly effective practice against malaria and has been approved by the World Health Organization. The quantities used are minimal and results in little...
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