War pensions

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6974.262a (Published 28 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:262
  1. P Castaldi
  1. Chief medical adviser, Benefits Agency Medical Services, Department of Social Security, Leeds LS2 7UA

    EDITOR,—Clare Dyer reports that a war pension has been awarded for “desert fever.”1 This is incorrect.

    Both British and American authorities have maintained a close watching brief on the health of personnel who participated in the Gulf war. Despite considerable study …

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