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Developmental Delays in Infants Linked to DDT

Recent research in California has revealed that DDT can cause developmental delays in infants whose mothers were exposed to the pesticide//. ..While DDT is currently banned in the United States, officials in Africa plan to expand its use to combat mosquitoes that spread malaria. ..According to study author Brenda Eskenazi, a professor of epidemiology and maternal and child health at the Universit...

DDT spraying inside houses permitted by WHO

The World Health organization announced its approval for the use of DDT indoors, as a positive move to combat life-threatening malaria. DDT, a popular pesticide, was banned// after it was found to be harmful for wildlife and birds. .. ..Dr. Arata Kochi, director of the World Health Organization (WHO) malaria department 'One of the best tools we have against malaria is indoor residual house spr...

DDT Still Present In The Waters Of Los Angeles County

DDT or dichloro diphenyl trichloroethane is the best pesticide and also an established carcinogen. This is still found in the waters of Los Angles county at a very high// level even after many years of its ban. U.S. Environment Protection Agency released a report on this. ..The high level of DDT in the sea is due to the dumping of this substance by DDT manufacturing chemical plants into local se...

World Bank Head Praises DDT Use Against Malaria

World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz has praised South Africa's malaria control programme,// saying the country's use of indoor residual spraying has reduced malaria episodes. ....Wolfowitz visited the village of Mamitwa in South Africa's northern Limpopo province ˉ a region of high malaria incidence ˉ last week (15 March). ...."One of the reasons why I wanted to come here is that this area...
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