August 2, 2019

IF ONLY THERE WERE SOME INEXPENSIVE WAY TO KILL THEM IN LARGE NUMBERS: How Mosquitoes Changed Everything: They slaughtered our ancestors and derailed our history. And they’re not finished with us yet.

We almost had malaria eradicated, until the ban on DDT.

UPDATE: Weirdly, the National Geographic piece on malaria and DDT doesn’t seem to be on their website anymore. Here’s the Wayback Machine link.

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