Herald of the Russian Academy of Sciences

, Volume 79, Issue 1, pp 50–56 | Cite as

The effect of dioxins on the environment and human health

  • V. S. Rumak
  • Trinh Quoc Khanh
  • A. N. Kuznetsov
  • G. A. Sofronov
  • D. S. Pavlov
Environmental Problems

Abstract

The Joint Russo-Vietnamese Science and Technology Tropical Center in Hanoi has been performing long-term studies on the consequences of chemical pollution of nature in Vietnam after the massive use of dioxin-containing defoliants by the US army during its participation (1961–1973) in the Second Indo-Chinese War (the late 1950s–1975). The results of these studies are given in the article below.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. S. Rumak
  • Trinh Quoc Khanh
  • A. N. Kuznetsov
  • G. A. Sofronov
  • D. S. Pavlov

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