Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: congenital defects

  • Lasting effects of Agent Orange

    Ceres Alhel√≠ Otero PenicheMexico City, Mexico Agent Orange was an herbicide used by the United States military from 1962 to 1971 in the Vietnam War. To prevent Vietnamese soldiers from being able to hide among the trees, Agent Orange was used to clear forests in the regions of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. It was also…