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Africa: bring back DDT

Yebo Gogo presents an argument for the return of the use of DDT to combat malaria on the continent…..”DDT does have a negative environmental effect, but I believe the benefits in this case outweigh the penalties. To begin with, malaria (combined with other factors) is preventing large populations from working. If these people can't work, the economy sputters. When the economy sputters, history has shown it has a negative impact on the environment.”

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