A five-year-old disabled victim of Agent Orange rests on his cot in a Ho Chi Minh City hospital in 2005. Photo: Reuters

Vietnam war: 44 years on, birth defects from America’s Agent Orange are increasing

  • Infants are still being born with birth defects linked to a toxic herbicide used by the US military to weed out Viet Cong fighters
  • Environmentalists say the country could see six to 12 more generations of victims, but US courts are so far not satisfied with evidence indicating a link
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A five-year-old disabled victim of Agent Orange rests on his cot in a Ho Chi Minh City hospital in 2005. Photo: Reuters
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