JWC...more explanation please...I'd like to know what information led you to believe the above.
Also, in regards to DDT's use in curing malaria, by what process? Are you talking about applying the chemically 'topically' on the person?---art_gurl
I've known of this since the late-70s.
The application is as an insecticide DDT is 99%+ effective in eradicating the mosquito that carries, transmits, the disease.
A good reference is 'Hoodwinked' by Jack Cashill pp 199 - 215.
We used to laugh at reports of this guy (J. Gordon Edwards) who toured the country, and the world, debunking the claims of Rachel Carson and her governmental recruits.
He would eat the stuff; drink it.
The Environmental Culture will rarely, rarely admit when it is wrong.
They will hold on to a position, knowingly, to the detriment of others.