DDT – Plans Underway To Re-Introduce DDT Pesticide In Kenya – 2013 02 05

 

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Plans Underway To Re-Introduce DDT Pesticide In Kenya

 

 

 

February 5th, 2013

 

The Star    Kenya

 

 

 

Plans are underway to re-introduce the banned DDT pesticide in the country for malaria control purposes.

 

Public health minister Beth Mugo says her ministry is in talks with relevant ministries to allow use of the pesticide that works effectively against mosquitoes.

 

 

 

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/article-105992/plans-underway-re-introduce-ddt-pesticide-kenya

 

 

 

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NORAHG RESPONSE

 

 

Kenya deserves CONGRATULATIONS for RE-INTRODUCING DDT.

 

In 1970, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences summed up the situation with the following excerpt from their book Life Sciences. 

 

«  To only a few chemicals does man owe as great a debt as to DDT.  [ … ]  In little more than two decades.  DDT has prevented 500 million human deaths, due to MALARIA, that otherwise would be inevitable.  »

 

In 1972, the Administrative Judge of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the following statement 

 

«  DDT  [ … ] does NOT have a deleterious effect on freshwater fish, estuarine organisms, wild birds, or other wildlife.  »

 

In 2004, popular author Michael Crichton summed up the situation with the following excerpt from his book entitled State Of Fear 

 

«  Arguably, the greatest tragedy of the Twentieth Century was the removal of DDT.  DDT was the best insecticide for the control of mosquitoes.  Despite views to the contrary, no other products were as efficient, or as safe.  Since the removal of DDT, it has been estimated that thirty to fifty million people have died unnecessarily from the effects of malaria.  Sadly, removing DDT has KILLED MORE PEOPLE THAN HITLER.  Before the removal of DDT, malaria had become almost a minor illness, with only fifty thousand deaths per year throughout the world.  »

 

NORAHG has archived information on The Pesticide Truths Web-Site 

 

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NORAHG is a NATIONAL NON PROFIT NON PARTISAN organization that does not accept money from corporations or governments, and represents NO VESTED INTERESTS WHATSOEVER.

 

NORAHG is dedicated to reporting the work of RESPECTED and HIGHLY RATED EXPERTS who promote ENVIRONMENTAL REALISM and PESTICIDE TRUTHS.

 

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WHITE PAPER    THE MYTHS ABOUT BANNING PESTICIDES ( Part 2 )    LEADING SCIENTIFIC HEALTH AND POLICY EXPERTS

 

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