Scientist thrashes Rachel Carlson for her genocide

Physician, vaccine maker and advocate Dr. Paul Offit penned a necessary but confusing drubbing of the Mother Goddess of the environmentalist movement, Rachel Carson. His criticism is uneven, though. Despite referring to her as a hero he goes on to point out because of what she said about DDT in her book Silent Spring, he…

Another political study about DDT

Healio reports a study on the indoor use of DDT has been submitted to The Lancet, which is one of England’s most prestigious peer-review medical journals. In a press release one of the researchers is quoted as saying: “Our findings do not support any universal recommendation for indoor residual spraying as an addition to long-lasting…

New Canadian councilor wants to use DDT to fight outbreak

Matthew Green has decided to take a stand. He was recently elected to represent the 3rd Ward of Hamilton, Canada on the city’s council. According to The Hamilton Spectator, during his campaign he noticed large bed bug populations in city apartment complexes. While going door-to-door in one complex, he noticed bed bugs were crawling on…

After beating Ebola, destroy Malaria … with DDT

Fortunately, efforts are taking place in Africa to stem the tide of Ebola outbreaks. The pandemics are the result mainly of an African custom of washing dead bodies prior to burial. Despite President Obama’s commitment of American resources to fight the virus, there is one more virus that he and some of his predecessors have…