Find updated information about Agent Orange on several different history and health sites, such as PublicHealth.VA.gov, History.com and Cancer.org. The websites also list diseases associated with exposure to Agent Orange.
U.S. military forces used Agent Orange during the Vietnam War to remove foliage that North Vietnamese and Vietcong troops might use for cover as well as to contaminate crops and water they might use for food and drink. The powerful herbicide was later linked to serious health issues. The websites gives an array of detailed information about Agent Orange, from its first uses to the people who still suffer from its effects.