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NOT Open Access | Personal View: The UN is premature in trying to ban DDT for malaria control

October 12, 2012 - 17:00 -- Patrick Sampao
Richard Tren, Richard Nchabi Kamwi, Amir Attaran
BMJ 2012; 345 /bmj.e6801

MalariaWorldDespite the progress that has been made in malaria control and treatment, it remains a serious global health problem.1 Several malarial countries, including some that are striving to eliminate the disease, still rely on dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) for vector control.

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