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Yes, that is exactly what happened. That particular mosquito was eradicated in the US and other mosquitoes that were not eradicated now help prevent its re-emergence in the US through competition, along with other controls. The Swiss was awarded the Nobel Prize for discovering DDT's use as an insecticide for this purpose.
by santiago on Wed Feb 15th, 2012 at 09:10:20 AM EST
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