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insecticide

in sek tuh sahyd

  • n  a chemical used to kill insects

  • And what about prevention? Many African countries are working to sell or distribute low-cost insecticide-impregnated mosquito nets.
  • Meanwhile, the insecticide barrage had been augmented by dieldrin, parathion, heptachlor, malathion and other fearful compounds many times stronger than DDT, all of which the .
  • Reason: suspicions that much of a 200,000-metric-ton crop, perhaps 30% of a bumper harvest, contained the poisonous insecticide aldicarb.
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  • Ban Ki-moon in Reuters
    This initiative will offer indoor residual spraying, and bed nets treated with long-lasting insecticide, to all people at risk, especially women and children in Africa,Ban said.
  • Dr Arata Kochi in Washington Post
    No longer should the safety and well-being of your family be based upon whether you are rich or poor,Kochi said in a statement. "When insecticide treated mosquito nets are easily available for every person, young or old, malaria is...
  • Benazir Bhutto in The News - International
    Recent data also indicate encouraging improvements in many of the basic health interventions, such as early and exclusive breast feeding, measles immunization, vitamin A supplementation, the use of insecticide-treated nets to prevent malaria, and... Ann M Veneman http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann_Veneman&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGvjJndT5aCViNxPxuQEI0oS_Qwxg MiamiHerald.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation/AP/story/684478.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFk9rkh0pdWhvnt4o-ARWJOjbJcWw Sep 12, 2008 52190 69521 insecure Benazir mentioned, I have been made to feel insecure by his (Musharraf's) minions," that specific improvements had not been made to her security arrangements, and that the president was responsible.

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