Medical journals are socially responsible about warBMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7291.930/a (Published 14 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:930
- Annette Flanagin, managing senior editor (Annette_Flanagin@ama-assn.org)
- Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), 515 N State Street, Chicago, Ill 60610, USA
EDITOR—Neglia and Rochon in their letter commented on the coverage of the war in Kosovo by general medical journals.1 Although their review covered 85 issues published by the six general medical journals from the beginning of the NATO bombing on 24 March 1999 to the end of July 1999 (nearly eight weeks after the cessation of bombing), the crisis in Kosovo began much earlier and the effects continue to this day.
Their review stopped short at the end …