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Aircraft disinsection is a process of using insecticide on inbound international aircraft for insect and disease control. It was first used in the 1930s but it is being reduced because of the ill effects on passengers and crew. The insecticide used is specialized for aircraft and has low toxicity.

The countries that still require disinsection are

In emergencies like a malaria or yellow fever outbreak it is also used when flying from those areas.

Aircraft Disinsection is a practice used in controlling insects on incoming international aircraft. It was widespread from the 1930's until the 1970's when it was reduced due to the ill effects of the pesticides. However they are used in where countries have an outbreak of vector borne disease The insecticides used a special sprays when the passengers are on board to certain destinations like Trinidad and Tobago. Countries like Australia use residual method before passengers board.


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