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EU Holds Uganda Hostage Over DDT

Leonard Gilroy
February 4, 2005, 11:30am

In the latest DDT news, the European Union is threatening Uganda over its plans to use DDT in its anti-malaria efforts: It's absolutely shameful to threaten the economic health of a country for its efforts to stop an illness that kills an estimated 70,000 of its citizens per year. It's also shameful that the writer of this article proceeded to regurgitate the anti-DDT party line without any counterweight on the other side. For more recent DDT news, see here, here and here. (hat tip:

Leonard Gilroy is Director of Government Reform

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