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mosquito control, 1960, IraqMosquito Control, 1960

A mosquito abatement team, carrying tanks of DDT, approaching a Kurdish village in the mountains of northern Iraq in 1960. Spraying of villages in the area was a United Nations project to combat malaria-carrying osquitoes, which were responsible for the deaths of an estimated 20% of the children born there.

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