DDT a problem of 30-50 years ago?

Kenelm Philip fnkwp at aurora.alaska.edu
Fri Aug 4 00:09:24 EDT 2000

	Some members of the American medical establishment believe that
putting very low levels of DDT on the interior walls of homes in Africa
is the only feasible way to reduce the immense death toll from malaria.
Used indoors at such low levels, the risk to the environment is quite
small. The malaria death rates in several African countries has skyrocketed
since DDT was abandoned some years ago. Other mosquito control methods
are claimed to be far more expensive, and unaffordable.

							Ken Philip
fnkwp at uaf.edu

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